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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   20053.60077317 +.00000270 +00000-0 +13183-3 0  9996
2    11 032.8746 130.3823 1469094 317.4287 032.1102 11.85673444261224
Epoch (UTC): 22 February 2020 14:25:06
Eccentricity: 0.1469094
inclination: 32.8746°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 130.3823°
argument of perigee: 317.4287°
revolutions per day: 11.85673444
mean anomaly at epoch: 32.1102°
orbit number at epoch: 26122

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

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