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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   20027.24033584 +.00000202 +00000-0 +96901-4 0  9990
2    11 032.8658 229.3462 1468179 168.6649 195.1112 11.85660956258091
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2020 05:46:05
Eccentricity: 0.1468179
inclination: 32.8658°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 229.3462°
argument of perigee: 168.6649°
revolutions per day: 11.85660956
mean anomaly at epoch: 195.1112°
orbit number at epoch: 25809

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

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