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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   18170.72033715 -.00000095 +00000-0 -47985-4 0  9995
2    11 032.8669 271.0582 1468077 098.0303 278.8871 11.85535148188468
Epoch (UTC): 19 June 2018 17:17:17
Eccentricity: 0.1468077
inclination: 32.8669°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 271.0582°
argument of perigee: 98.0303°
revolutions per day: 11.85535148
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.8871°
orbit number at epoch: 18846

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

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