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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   17296.89776011 +.00000478 +00000-0 +24088-3 0  9995
2    11 032.8698 087.4713 1468237 190.2659 166.4491 11.85479896160111
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2017 21:32:46
Eccentricity: 0.1468237
inclination: 32.8698°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 87.4713°
argument of perigee: 190.2659°
revolutions per day: 11.85479896
mean anomaly at epoch: 166.4491°
orbit number at epoch: 16011

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

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