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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 00011U 59001A   18020.18060463  .00000187  00000-0  90428-4 0  9999
2 00011  32.8735 116.1258 1468991 328.4130  23.5888 11.85531316512337
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2018 04:20:04
Eccentricity: 0.1468991
inclination: 32.8735°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 116.1258°
argument of perigee: 328.4130°
revolutions per day: 11.85531316
mean anomaly at epoch: 23.5888°
orbit number at epoch: 51233

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

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