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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   14210.74477513 -.00000088  00000-0 -87323-4 0  2455
2 00005 034.2483 009.0333 1849026 040.7322 331.7765 10.84385497971892
Epoch (UTC): 29 July 2014 17:52:28
Eccentricity: 0.1849026
inclination: 34.2483°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3838 km
right ascension of ascending node: 9.0333°
argument of perigee: 40.7322°
revolutions per day: 10.84385497
mean anomaly at epoch: 331.7765°
orbit number at epoch: 97189

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

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