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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   17350.81586849  .00000247  00000-0  12915-3 0  9996
2 00011  32.8659 245.1121 1468526 134.5006 238.5422 11.85518928508269
Epoch (UTC): 16 December 2017 19:34:51
Eccentricity: 0.1468526
inclination: 32.8659°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 245.1121°
argument of perigee: 134.5006°
revolutions per day: 11.85518928
mean anomaly at epoch: 238.5422°
orbit number at epoch: 50826

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

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