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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   17293.52950884 +.00000381 +00000-0 +19321-3 0  9991
2    11 032.8673 100.1149 1468041 171.2521 191.6893 11.85476662159718
Epoch (UTC): 20 October 2017 12:42:29
Eccentricity: 0.1468041
inclination: 32.8673°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 100.1149°
argument of perigee: 171.2521°
revolutions per day: 11.85476662
mean anomaly at epoch: 191.6893°
orbit number at epoch: 15971

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

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