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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   21109.91448115  .00000253  00000-0  12110-3 0  9991
2 00011  32.8722 344.7307 1468211 181.6634 177.8626 11.85789250311365
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2021 21:56:51
Eccentricity: 0.1468211
inclination: 32.8722°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 344.7307°
argument of perigee: 181.6634°
revolutions per day: 11.85789250
mean anomaly at epoch: 177.8626°
orbit number at epoch: 31136

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

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