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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   20305.18852284  .00000178  00000-0  79929-4 0  9991
2    11  32.8762 265.7822 1466872 297.7203  48.2189 11.85683699632838
Epoch (UTC): 31 October 2020 04:31:28
Eccentricity: 0.1466872
inclination: 32.8762°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2937 km
right ascension of ascending node: 265.7822°
argument of perigee: 297.7203°
revolutions per day: 11.85683699
mean anomaly at epoch: 48.2189°
orbit number at epoch: 63283

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

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