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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   18232.55148659  .00000024  00000-0  17169-4 0  9990
2 00011  32.8680  38.9795 1466683  87.0037 289.6817 11.85533863537550
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2018 13:14:08
Eccentricity: 0.1466683
inclination: 32.8680°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 38.9795°
argument of perigee: 87.0037°
revolutions per day: 11.85533863
mean anomaly at epoch: 289.6817°
orbit number at epoch: 53755

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

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