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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   21137.62172742  .00000118  00000-0  55994-4 0  9998
2 00011  32.8715 240.6949 1468039 338.0737  16.2820 11.85798422314651
Epoch (UTC): 17 May 2021 14:55:17
Eccentricity: 0.1468039
inclination: 32.8715°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2937 km
right ascension of ascending node: 240.6949°
argument of perigee: 338.0737°
revolutions per day: 11.85798422
mean anomaly at epoch: 16.2820°
orbit number at epoch: 31465

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

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