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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   24104.22912172  .00002978  00000-0  15603-2 0  9997
2    11  32.8731 209.1409 1456961 219.9843 128.4032 11.88016889782525
Epoch (UTC): 13 April 2024 05:29:56
Eccentricity: 0.1456961
inclination: 32.8731°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2917 km
right ascension of ascending node: 209.1409°
argument of perigee: 219.9843°
revolutions per day: 11.88016889
mean anomaly at epoch: 128.4032°
orbit number at epoch: 78252

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

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