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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   21021.48349175  .00000327  00000-0  17953-3 0  9994
2 00011  32.8684 316.8110 1467327  42.3783 328.1254 11.85734423300862
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2021 11:36:13
Eccentricity: 0.1467327
inclination: 32.8684°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2937 km
right ascension of ascending node: 316.8110°
argument of perigee: 42.3783°
revolutions per day: 11.85734423
mean anomaly at epoch: 328.1254°
orbit number at epoch: 30086

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

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