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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   18139.88140618 -.00000014 +00000-0 -25343-4 0  9993
2    11 032.8805 026.8124 1469332 283.9991 060.1970 11.85540991184809
Epoch (UTC): 19 May 2018 21:09:13
Eccentricity: 0.1469332
inclination: 32.8805°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 26.8124°
argument of perigee: 283.9991°
revolutions per day: 11.85540991
mean anomaly at epoch: 60.1970°
orbit number at epoch: 18480

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

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