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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   18142.07195728 -.00000008  00000-0 -20221-4 0  9993
2 00011  32.8796  18.5927 1469261 296.3545  49.3589 11.85540815526801
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2018 01:43:37
Eccentricity: 0.1469261
inclination: 32.8796°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 18.5927°
argument of perigee: 296.3545°
revolutions per day: 11.85540815
mean anomaly at epoch: 49.3589°
orbit number at epoch: 52680

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

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