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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   17142.89928825 -.00000061 +00000-0 -28402-4 0  9992
2    11 032.8681 305.3829 1468453 041.2035 329.0563 11.85415947141838
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2017 21:34:58
Eccentricity: 0.1468453
inclination: 32.8681°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 305.3829°
argument of perigee: 41.2035°
revolutions per day: 11.85415947
mean anomaly at epoch: 329.0563°
orbit number at epoch: 14183

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

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