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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   20054.52755720 +.00000269 +00000-0 +13250-3 0  9992
2    11 032.8739 126.9029 1469037 322.6590 028.0203 11.85673874261332
Epoch (UTC): 23 February 2020 12:39:40
Eccentricity: 0.1469037
inclination: 32.8739°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 126.9029°
argument of perigee: 322.6590°
revolutions per day: 11.85673874
mean anomaly at epoch: 28.0203°
orbit number at epoch: 26133

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

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