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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   17294.53998574 +.00000418 +00000-0 +21184-3 0  9992
2    11 032.8679 096.3218 1468090 176.9562 184.1203 11.85477664159836
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2017 12:57:34
Eccentricity: 0.1468090
inclination: 32.8679°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 96.3218°
argument of perigee: 176.9562°
revolutions per day: 11.85477664
mean anomaly at epoch: 184.1203°
orbit number at epoch: 15983

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

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