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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   17348.20500118  .00000241  00000-0  12874-3 0  9999
2 00011  32.8663 254.9128 1468569 119.7633 255.7077 11.85517695507959
Epoch (UTC): 14 December 2017 04:55:12
Eccentricity: 0.1468569
inclination: 32.8663°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 254.9128°
argument of perigee: 119.7633°
revolutions per day: 11.85517695
mean anomaly at epoch: 255.7077°
orbit number at epoch: 50795

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

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