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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 00011U 59001A   18111.16342668 -.00000031  00000-0 -17474-4 0  9998
2 00011  32.8649 134.6057 1468563 121.9398 253.2446 11.85542516523147
Epoch (UTC): 21 April 2018 03:55:20
Eccentricity: 0.1468563
inclination: 32.8649°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 134.6057°
argument of perigee: 121.9398°
revolutions per day: 11.85542516
mean anomaly at epoch: 253.2446°
orbit number at epoch: 52314

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

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