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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   16204.32164500 -.00000136  00000-0 -14541-3 0  9994
2 00005  34.2472 300.8880 1847743  55.6683 320.5230 10.84737269 50471
Epoch (UTC): 22 July 2016 07:43:10
Eccentricity: 0.1847743
inclination: 34.2472°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 300.8880°
argument of perigee: 55.6683°
revolutions per day: 10.84737269
mean anomaly at epoch: 320.5230°
orbit number at epoch: 5047

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

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