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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   21066.20028690  .00000363  00000-0  17636-3 0  9997
2    11  32.8768 148.8975 1468963 294.8322  50.6647 11.85764492647919
Epoch (UTC): 07 March 2021 04:48:24
Eccentricity: 0.1468963
inclination: 32.8768°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 148.8975°
argument of perigee: 294.8322°
revolutions per day: 11.85764492
mean anomaly at epoch: 50.6647°
orbit number at epoch: 64791

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

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