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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   17351.91067148 +.00000266 +00000-0 +13762-3 0  9996
2    11 032.8658 241.0024 1468499 140.6805 231.0196 11.85519561166641
Epoch (UTC): 17 December 2017 21:51:22
Eccentricity: 0.1468499
inclination: 32.8658°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 241.0024°
argument of perigee: 140.6805°
revolutions per day: 11.85519561
mean anomaly at epoch: 231.0196°
orbit number at epoch: 16664

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

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