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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   15060.07303935  .00000501  00000-0  62376-3 0  9995
2 00005 034.2585 069.3277 1844943 284.5708 055.8151 10.84513249995178
Epoch (UTC): 01 March 2015 01:45:10
Eccentricity: 0.1844943
inclination: 34.2585°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 69.3277°
argument of perigee: 284.5708°
revolutions per day: 10.84513249
mean anomaly at epoch: 55.8151°
orbit number at epoch: 99517

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

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