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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 00011U 59001A   17351.82645739  .00000266  00000-0  13758-3 0  9999
2 00011  32.8658 241.3185 1468500 140.2051 231.6046 11.85519511508380
Epoch (UTC): 17 December 2017 19:50:05
Eccentricity: 0.1468500
inclination: 32.8658°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 241.3185°
argument of perigee: 140.2051°
revolutions per day: 11.85519511
mean anomaly at epoch: 231.6046°
orbit number at epoch: 50838

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

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