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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   18049.92168398 +.00000114 +00000-0 +57388-4 0  9996
2    11 032.8693 004.4857 1468263 136.2940 236.3755 11.85538910174125
Epoch (UTC): 18 February 2018 22:07:13
Eccentricity: 0.1468263
inclination: 32.8693°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 4.4857°
argument of perigee: 136.2940°
revolutions per day: 11.85538910
mean anomaly at epoch: 236.3755°
orbit number at epoch: 17412

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

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