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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   17175.49752860 +.00000115 +00000-0 +41594-4 0  9993
2    11 032.8721 183.0450 1468196 225.1766 121.9871 11.85417723145707
Epoch (UTC): 24 June 2017 11:56:26
Eccentricity: 0.1468196
inclination: 32.8721°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 183.0450°
argument of perigee: 225.1766°
revolutions per day: 11.85417723
mean anomaly at epoch: 121.9871°
orbit number at epoch: 14570

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

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