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Location: Mentone
(34.5413°N, 85.5351°W)
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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   14240.40234386  .00000011  00000-0  61047-5 0  2551
2 00005 034.2485 277.7321 1848347 174.1115 188.4821 10.84383210975112
Epoch (UTC): 28 August 2014 09:39:22
Eccentricity: 0.1848347
inclination: 34.2485°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3837 km
right ascension of ascending node: 277.7321°
argument of perigee: 174.1115°
revolutions per day: 10.84383210
mean anomaly at epoch: 188.4821°
orbit number at epoch: 97511

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

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