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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   16150.17434108 -.00000008  00000-0 -17022-4 0  9997
2 00005  34.2457 107.6641 1847182 172.0666 191.3910 10.84744125 44587
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2016 04:11:03
Eccentricity: 0.1847182
inclination: 34.2457°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 107.6641°
argument of perigee: 172.0666°
revolutions per day: 10.84744125
mean anomaly at epoch: 191.3910°
orbit number at epoch: 4458

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

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