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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   20269.81986710 -.00000027 +00000-0 -11472-4 0  9996
2    11 032.8686 038.5552 1467118 098.0558 278.8504 11.85679413286890
Epoch (UTC): 25 September 2020 19:40:36
Eccentricity: 0.1467118
inclination: 32.8686°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2937 km
right ascension of ascending node: 38.5552°
argument of perigee: 98.0558°
revolutions per day: 11.85679413
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.8504°
orbit number at epoch: 28689

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

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