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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   17234.21934148 +.00000304 +00000-0 +14801-3 0  9990
2    11 032.8720 322.6966 1467121 196.5485 158.1789 11.85427400494413
Epoch (UTC): 22 August 2017 05:15:51
Eccentricity: 0.1467121
inclination: 32.8720°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 322.6966°
argument of perigee: 196.5485°
revolutions per day: 11.85427400
mean anomaly at epoch: 158.1789°
orbit number at epoch: 49441

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

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