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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   14292.63285281  .00000271  00000-0  37267-3 0  2770
2 00005 034.2422 116.9639 1846161 048.9606 325.6513 10.84395853980782
Epoch (UTC): 19 October 2014 15:11:18
Eccentricity: 0.1846161
inclination: 34.2422°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 116.9639°
argument of perigee: 48.9606°
revolutions per day: 10.84395853
mean anomaly at epoch: 325.6513°
orbit number at epoch: 98078

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

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