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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   17322.92787390 +.00000393 +00000-0 +20310-3 0  9991
2    11 032.8747 349.7936 1468860 337.1071 017.0044 11.85501405163209
Epoch (UTC): 18 November 2017 22:16:08
Eccentricity: 0.1468860
inclination: 32.8747°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 349.7936°
argument of perigee: 337.1071°
revolutions per day: 11.85501405
mean anomaly at epoch: 17.0044°
orbit number at epoch: 16320

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

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