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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   19342.87648986 +.00000251 +00000-0 +11337-3 0  9998
2    11 032.8799 054.6660 1467866 250.0232 093.6694 11.85635428252235
Epoch (UTC): 08 December 2019 21:02:08
Eccentricity: 0.1467866
inclination: 32.8799°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 54.6660°
argument of perigee: 250.0232°
revolutions per day: 11.85635428
mean anomaly at epoch: 93.6694°
orbit number at epoch: 25223

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

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