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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   18224.88437674 -.00000001 +00000-0 +38251-5 0  9997
2    11 032.8675 067.7570 1466818 043.7234 327.0603 11.85533578194892
Epoch (UTC): 12 August 2018 21:13:30
Eccentricity: 0.1466818
inclination: 32.8675°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 67.7570°
argument of perigee: 43.7234°
revolutions per day: 11.85533578
mean anomaly at epoch: 327.0603°
orbit number at epoch: 19489

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

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