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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   24107.59077724  .00005129  00000-0  26948-2 0  9990
2 00011  32.8751 196.4711 1457159 239.0339 105.9067 11.88046352441184
Epoch (UTC): 16 April 2024 14:10:43
Eccentricity: 0.1457159
inclination: 32.8751°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2917 km
right ascension of ascending node: 196.4711°
argument of perigee: 239.0339°
revolutions per day: 11.88046352
mean anomaly at epoch: 105.9067°
orbit number at epoch: 44118

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

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