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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   18049.33217329  .00000108  00000-0  55147-4 0  9994
2 00011  32.8692   6.6986 1468273 132.9661 240.3792 11.85538767515805
Epoch (UTC): 18 February 2018 07:58:19
Eccentricity: 0.1468273
inclination: 32.8692°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 6.6986°
argument of perigee: 132.9661°
revolutions per day: 11.85538767
mean anomaly at epoch: 240.3792°
orbit number at epoch: 51580

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

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