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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   21100.82199028  .00000241  00000-0  12563-3 0  9997
2 00011  32.8697  18.8782 1468157 130.3179 243.5245 11.85785019310283
Epoch (UTC): 10 April 2021 19:43:39
Eccentricity: 0.1468157
inclination: 32.8697°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 18.8782°
argument of perigee: 130.3179°
revolutions per day: 11.85785019
mean anomaly at epoch: 243.5245°
orbit number at epoch: 31028

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

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