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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   17347.19426944  .00000236  00000-0  12698-3 0  9998
2 00011  32.8665 258.7067 1468586 114.0587 262.0417 11.85517180507835
Epoch (UTC): 13 December 2017 04:39:44
Eccentricity: 0.1468586
inclination: 32.8665°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 258.7067°
argument of perigee: 114.0587°
revolutions per day: 11.85517180
mean anomaly at epoch: 262.0417°
orbit number at epoch: 50783

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

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