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Vanguard 1 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 00005U 58002B   14242.42781498  .00000028  00000-0  24556-4 0  2568
2 00005 034.2497 271.4959 1848458 183.2227 175.4750 10.84383299975339
Epoch (UTC): 30 August 2014 10:16:03
Eccentricity: 0.1848458
inclination: 34.2497°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3838 km
right ascension of ascending node: 271.4959°
argument of perigee: 183.2227°
revolutions per day: 10.84383299
mean anomaly at epoch: 175.4750°
orbit number at epoch: 97533

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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