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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   21213.59191250 -.00000076  00000-0 -35651-4 0  9997
2 00011  32.8686 315.3940 1468088  47.0567 324.4180 11.85801149323677
Epoch (UTC): 01 August 2021 14:12:21
Eccentricity: 0.1468088
inclination: 32.8686°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2937 km
right ascension of ascending node: 315.3940°
argument of perigee: 47.0567°
revolutions per day: 11.85801149
mean anomaly at epoch: 324.4180°
orbit number at epoch: 32367

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

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