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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   17084.51736337 -.00000015 +00000-0 -27353-5 0  9995
2    11 032.8656 164.4759 1468968 071.8163 303.6463 11.85419759476651
Epoch (UTC): 25 March 2017 12:25:00
Eccentricity: 0.1468968
inclination: 32.8656°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 164.4759°
argument of perigee: 71.8163°
revolutions per day: 11.85419759
mean anomaly at epoch: 303.6463°
orbit number at epoch: 47665

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

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