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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   17112.90163860 +.00000040 +00000-0 +64383-6 0  9996
2    11 032.8773 057.9440 1469499 231.9863 113.8878 11.85419243138272
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2017 21:38:21
Eccentricity: 0.1469499
inclination: 32.8773°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2941 km
right ascension of ascending node: 57.9440°
argument of perigee: 231.9863°
revolutions per day: 11.85419243
mean anomaly at epoch: 113.8878°
orbit number at epoch: 13827

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

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