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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   18232.88846050 +.00000026 +00000-0 +18312-4 0  9999
2    11 032.8680 037.7149 1466683 088.9056 287.8603 11.85533908195846
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2018 21:19:22
Eccentricity: 0.1466683
inclination: 32.8680°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 37.7149°
argument of perigee: 88.9056°
revolutions per day: 11.85533908
mean anomaly at epoch: 287.8603°
orbit number at epoch: 19584

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

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