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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   21125.82834313  .00000178  00000-0  75164-4 0  9993
2 00011  32.8791 284.9754 1468656 271.4976  71.8448 11.85795752313251
Epoch (UTC): 05 May 2021 19:52:48
Eccentricity: 0.1468656
inclination: 32.8791°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 284.9754°
argument of perigee: 271.4976°
revolutions per day: 11.85795752
mean anomaly at epoch: 71.8448°
orbit number at epoch: 31325

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

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