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Syncom 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 00553U 63004  A 87069.11186343  .00000059 +00000-0 +00000-0 0 00011
2 00553 033.5060 020.0499 0337500 270.6299 085.5000 01.00948389000100
Epoch (UTC): 10 March 1987 02:41:05
Eccentricity: 0.0337500
inclination: 33.5060°
perigee height: 34181 km
apogee height: 37014 km
right ascension of ascending node: 20.0499°
argument of perigee: 270.6299°
revolutions per day: 1.00948389
mean anomaly at epoch: 85.5000°
orbit number at epoch: 10

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

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