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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   18227.91771174 -.00000004 +00000-0 +31189-5 0  9996
2    11 032.8676 056.3715 1466744 060.8473 313.0936 11.85533566195253
Epoch (UTC): 15 August 2018 22:01:30
Eccentricity: 0.1466744
inclination: 32.8676°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 56.3715°
argument of perigee: 60.8473°
revolutions per day: 11.85533566
mean anomaly at epoch: 313.0936°
orbit number at epoch: 19525

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

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