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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     5U 58002B   16241.23854430 -.00000087 +00000-0 -13237-3 0  9999
2     5 034.2533 187.1522 1848370 221.8071 122.5763 10.84730736054380
Epoch (UTC): 28 August 2016 05:43:30
Eccentricity: 0.1848370
inclination: 34.2533°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 187.1522°
argument of perigee: 221.8071°
revolutions per day: 10.84730736
mean anomaly at epoch: 122.5763°
orbit number at epoch: 5438

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

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