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Location: Bonny Doon Airfield
(37.0704°N, 122.1252°W)
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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   17291.84535573  .00000381  00000-0  19538-3 0  9998
2 00011  32.8664 106.4371 1467985 161.7448 204.2048 11.85475356501254
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2017 20:17:18
Eccentricity: 0.1467985
inclination: 32.8664°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 106.4371°
argument of perigee: 161.7448°
revolutions per day: 11.85475356
mean anomaly at epoch: 204.2048°
orbit number at epoch: 50125

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

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