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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   24168.85902096  .00001583  00000-0  81267-3 0  9991
2 00011  32.8773 325.4242 1456214 226.4211 120.6076 11.88460495448472
Epoch (UTC): 16 June 2024 20:36:59
Eccentricity: 0.1456214
inclination: 32.8773°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2914 km
right ascension of ascending node: 325.4242°
argument of perigee: 226.4211°
revolutions per day: 11.88460495
mean anomaly at epoch: 120.6076°
orbit number at epoch: 44847

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

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