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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   17348.87879923 +.00000242 +00000-0 +12851-3 0  9991
2    11 032.8662 252.3836 1468558 123.5664 251.3872 11.85518007166281
Epoch (UTC): 14 December 2017 21:05:28
Eccentricity: 0.1468558
inclination: 32.8662°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 252.3836°
argument of perigee: 123.5664°
revolutions per day: 11.85518007
mean anomaly at epoch: 251.3872°
orbit number at epoch: 16628

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

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