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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   17344.24606353 +.00000250 +00000-0 +13678-3 0  9990
2    11 032.8672 269.7725 1468623 097.4196 279.5084 11.85515681165734
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2017 05:54:19
Eccentricity: 0.1468623
inclination: 32.8672°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 269.7725°
argument of perigee: 97.4196°
revolutions per day: 11.85515681
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.5084°
orbit number at epoch: 16573

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

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