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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   17344.91997008 +.00000237 +00000-0 +12975-3 0  9998
2    11 032.8671 267.2430 1468617 101.2230 275.6467 11.85515998165817
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2017 22:04:45
Eccentricity: 0.1468617
inclination: 32.8671°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 267.2430°
argument of perigee: 101.2230°
revolutions per day: 11.85515998
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.6467°
orbit number at epoch: 16581

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

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