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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   24173.05980629  .00001102  00000-0  55860-3 0  9994
2    11  32.8791 309.5826 1456243 250.2338  93.5775 11.88469761790716
Epoch (UTC): 21 June 2024 01:26:07
Eccentricity: 0.1456243
inclination: 32.8791°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2914 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.5826°
argument of perigee: 250.2338°
revolutions per day: 11.88469761
mean anomaly at epoch: 93.5775°
orbit number at epoch: 79071

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

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