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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   17295.55045861 +.00000431 +00000-0 +21753-3 0  9994
2    11 032.8687 092.5286 1468159 182.6606 176.5369 11.85478551159954
Epoch (UTC): 22 October 2017 13:12:39
Eccentricity: 0.1468159
inclination: 32.8687°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 92.5286°
argument of perigee: 182.6606°
revolutions per day: 11.85478551
mean anomaly at epoch: 176.5369°
orbit number at epoch: 15995

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

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