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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   18228.00196788 -.00000004  00000-0  33467-5 0  9990
2 00011  32.8676  56.0552 1466740  61.3231 312.6921 11.85533578537019
Epoch (UTC): 16 August 2018 00:02:50
Eccentricity: 0.1466740
inclination: 32.8676°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 56.0552°
argument of perigee: 61.3231°
revolutions per day: 11.85533578
mean anomaly at epoch: 312.6921°
orbit number at epoch: 53701

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

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