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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   18020.68619719 +.00000182 +00000-0 +88799-4 0  9991
2    11 032.8731 114.2281 1468953 331.2661 021.4147 11.85531463170650
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2018 16:28:07
Eccentricity: 0.1468953
inclination: 32.8731°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 114.2281°
argument of perigee: 331.2661°
revolutions per day: 11.85531463
mean anomaly at epoch: 21.4147°
orbit number at epoch: 17065

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

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