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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   16175.67510354 -.00000040  00000-0 -68932-4 0  9999
2 00005  34.2621  29.1298 1848323 286.7796  53.8781 10.84743044 47356
Epoch (UTC): 23 June 2016 16:12:08
Eccentricity: 0.1848323
inclination: 34.2621°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 29.1298°
argument of perigee: 286.7796°
revolutions per day: 10.84743044
mean anomaly at epoch: 53.8781°
orbit number at epoch: 4735

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

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