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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   18171.64693511 -.00000087  00000-0 -44027-4 0  9998
2 00011  32.8667 267.5805 1468035 103.2597 273.5405 11.85535035530328
Epoch (UTC): 20 June 2018 15:31:35
Eccentricity: 0.1468035
inclination: 32.8667°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 267.5805°
argument of perigee: 103.2597°
revolutions per day: 11.85535035
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.5405°
orbit number at epoch: 53032

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

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