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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   17289.90851244 +.00000408 +00000-0 +21220-3 0  9999
2    11 032.8654 113.7079 1467916 150.8108 218.3207 11.85473935159281
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2017 21:48:15
Eccentricity: 0.1467916
inclination: 32.8654°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 113.7079°
argument of perigee: 150.8108°
revolutions per day: 11.85473935
mean anomaly at epoch: 218.3207°
orbit number at epoch: 15928

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

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