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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   21059.71462841  .00000363  00000-0  17215-3 0  9998
2 00011  32.8770 173.2460 1468904 258.2399  85.0233 11.85759804305405
Epoch (UTC): 28 February 2021 17:09:03
Eccentricity: 0.1468904
inclination: 32.8770°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 173.2460°
argument of perigee: 258.2399°
revolutions per day: 11.85759804
mean anomaly at epoch: 85.0233°
orbit number at epoch: 30540

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

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