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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   18146.53769271 -.00000036 +00000-0 -29626-4 0  9997
2    11 032.8766 001.8332 1468983 321.5473 028.8849 11.85540160185595
Epoch (UTC): 26 May 2018 12:54:16
Eccentricity: 0.1468983
inclination: 32.8766°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 1.8332°
argument of perigee: 321.5473°
revolutions per day: 11.85540160
mean anomaly at epoch: 28.8849°
orbit number at epoch: 18559

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

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