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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 00011U 59001A   21127.09173961  .00000163  00000-0  68153-4 0  9993
2 00011  32.8788 280.2323 1468632 278.6274  65.1176 11.85796088313406
Epoch (UTC): 07 May 2021 02:12:06
Eccentricity: 0.1468632
inclination: 32.8788°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 280.2323°
argument of perigee: 278.6274°
revolutions per day: 11.85796088
mean anomaly at epoch: 65.1176°
orbit number at epoch: 31340

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

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