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Sputnik 1 could be seen from Earth

Fact - Though dim at sixth magnitude, Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, could be seen from the Earth if the sky was clear
Pic Credits: © 2004 Public.Resource.Org | SPUTNIK 1 (04 OCT 57, RUSSIA) | CC BY-SA | Modified

Though dim at sixth magnitude, Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, could be seen from the Earth if the sky was clear.

Sputnik 1 was launched by the Soviet Union in 1957.

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