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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   15025.82041458  .00000183  00000-0  24786-3 0  3216
2 00005 034.2415 174.7506 1844021 130.5191 247.1250 10.84479504991446
Epoch (UTC): 25 January 2015 19:41:23
Eccentricity: 0.1844021
inclination: 34.2415°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 174.7506°
argument of perigee: 130.5191°
revolutions per day: 10.84479504
mean anomaly at epoch: 247.1250°
orbit number at epoch: 99144

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

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