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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   14303.68785767  .00000090  00000-0  13807-3 0  2810
2 00005 034.2445 082.9352 1845908 098.6738 282.6209 10.84404075981992
Epoch (UTC): 30 October 2014 16:30:30
Eccentricity: 0.1845908
inclination: 34.2445°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 82.9352°
argument of perigee: 98.6738°
revolutions per day: 10.84404075
mean anomaly at epoch: 282.6209°
orbit number at epoch: 98199

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

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