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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   17327.47844547 +.00000394 +00000-0 +20911-3 0  9992
2    11 032.8711 332.7127 1468726 002.7878 357.9927 11.85504986163747
Epoch (UTC): 23 November 2017 11:28:57
Eccentricity: 0.1468726
inclination: 32.8711°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 332.7127°
argument of perigee: 2.7878°
revolutions per day: 11.85504986
mean anomaly at epoch: 357.9927°
orbit number at epoch: 16374

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

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