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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   21132.65127191  .00000145  00000-0  63733-4 0  9994
2 00011  32.8757 259.3594 1468367 310.0072  38.0375 11.85797292314062
Epoch (UTC): 12 May 2021 15:37:49
Eccentricity: 0.1468367
inclination: 32.8757°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 259.3594°
argument of perigee: 310.0072°
revolutions per day: 11.85797292
mean anomaly at epoch: 38.0375°
orbit number at epoch: 31406

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

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