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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   16037.46761952  .00000096  00000-0  14090-3 0  9999
2 00005  34.2459  94.8478 1846861  24.8850 343.0446 10.84735651 32352
Epoch (UTC): 06 February 2016 11:13:22
Eccentricity: 0.1846861
inclination: 34.2459°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 94.8478°
argument of perigee: 24.8850°
revolutions per day: 10.84735651
mean anomaly at epoch: 343.0446°
orbit number at epoch: 3235

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

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