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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   22268.44620217  .00000145  00000-0  56264-4 0  9990
2 00011  32.8769 178.2746 1467325 258.4569  84.8186 11.86171182373533
Epoch (UTC): 25 September 2022 10:42:31
Eccentricity: 0.1467325
inclination: 32.8769°
perigee height: 551 km
apogee height: 2935 km
right ascension of ascending node: 178.2746°
argument of perigee: 258.4569°
revolutions per day: 11.86171182
mean anomaly at epoch: 84.8186°
orbit number at epoch: 37353

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

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