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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   17345.93079583 +.00000237 +00000-0 +12891-3 0  9997
2    11 032.8669 263.4490 1468603 106.9278 269.7100 11.85516536165937
Epoch (UTC): 11 December 2017 22:20:20
Eccentricity: 0.1468603
inclination: 32.8669°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 263.4490°
argument of perigee: 106.9278°
revolutions per day: 11.85516536
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.7100°
orbit number at epoch: 16593

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

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