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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   17346.94157996 +.00000237 +00000-0 +12770-3 0  9990
2    11 032.8666 259.6551 1468591 112.6327 263.5974 11.85517053166054
Epoch (UTC): 12 December 2017 22:35:52
Eccentricity: 0.1468591
inclination: 32.8666°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 259.6551°
argument of perigee: 112.6327°
revolutions per day: 11.85517053
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.5974°
orbit number at epoch: 16605

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

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