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Time: 14:27:25
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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   20025.97741419 +.00000209 +00000-0 +10205-3 0  9990
2    11 032.8655 234.0889 1468133 161.5330 204.4822 11.85660441257947
Epoch (UTC): 25 January 2020 23:27:28
Eccentricity: 0.1468133
inclination: 32.8655°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 234.0889°
argument of perigee: 161.5330°
revolutions per day: 11.85660441
mean anomaly at epoch: 204.4822°
orbit number at epoch: 25794

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

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