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Vanguard 2 - 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    11U 59001A   17177.94014586 +.00000108 +00000-0 +37174-4 0  9992
2    11 032.8737 173.8796 1468310 238.9561 105.8728 11.85418216145998
Epoch (UTC): 26 June 2017 22:33:48
Eccentricity: 0.1468310
inclination: 32.8737°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 173.8796°
argument of perigee: 238.9561°
revolutions per day: 11.85418216
mean anomaly at epoch: 105.8728°
orbit number at epoch: 14599

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

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