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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   18017.48417615 +.00000187 +00000-0 +87402-4 0  9991
2    11 032.8750 126.2463 1469183 313.1992 035.4662 11.85530505170279
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2018 11:37:12
Eccentricity: 0.1469183
inclination: 32.8750°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 126.2463°
argument of perigee: 313.1992°
revolutions per day: 11.85530505
mean anomaly at epoch: 35.4662°
orbit number at epoch: 17027

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

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