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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   24051.42929379  .00002678  00000-0  14099-2 0  9992
2    11  32.8790  48.0978 1457780 280.7430  63.2833 11.87691421776246
Epoch (UTC): 20 February 2024 10:18:10
Eccentricity: 0.1457780
inclination: 32.8790°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2919 km
right ascension of ascending node: 48.0978°
argument of perigee: 280.7430°
revolutions per day: 11.87691421
mean anomaly at epoch: 63.2833°
orbit number at epoch: 77624

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

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