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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   14106.74304445  .00000012  00000-0 -22256-5 0  2116
2 00005 034.2574 329.2260 1850665 293.0739 048.5664 10.84394178960621
Epoch (UTC): 16 April 2014 17:49:59
Eccentricity: 0.1850665
inclination: 34.2574°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3839 km
right ascension of ascending node: 329.2260°
argument of perigee: 293.0739°
revolutions per day: 10.84394178
mean anomaly at epoch: 48.5664°
orbit number at epoch: 96062

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

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