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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   18052.27960780 +.00000107 +00000-0 +50551-4 0  9990
2    11 032.8697 355.6345 1468251 149.6041 219.8566 11.85539382174400
Epoch (UTC): 21 February 2018 06:42:38
Eccentricity: 0.1468251
inclination: 32.8697°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 355.6345°
argument of perigee: 149.6041°
revolutions per day: 11.85539382
mean anomaly at epoch: 219.8566°
orbit number at epoch: 17440

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

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