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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   21215.52943828 -.00000083  00000-0 -38874-4 0  9996
2 00011  32.8682 308.1177 1468073  57.9970 315.4934 11.85800880323901
Epoch (UTC): 03 August 2021 12:42:23
Eccentricity: 0.1468073
inclination: 32.8682°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2937 km
right ascension of ascending node: 308.1177°
argument of perigee: 57.9970°
revolutions per day: 11.85800880
mean anomaly at epoch: 315.4934°
orbit number at epoch: 32390

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

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