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Location: Tierra del Sol
(32.6128°N, 116.3319°W)
Time: 17:11:39
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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   18017.73696091 +.00000184 +00000-0 +85909-4 0  9993
2    11 032.8748 125.2975 1469164 314.6254 034.3292 11.85530567170308
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2018 17:41:13
Eccentricity: 0.1469164
inclination: 32.8748°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 125.2975°
argument of perigee: 314.6254°
revolutions per day: 11.85530567
mean anomaly at epoch: 34.3292°
orbit number at epoch: 17030

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

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