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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   21342.02726103  .00000213  00000-0  11991-3 0  9990
2    11  32.8630 193.0856 1465941  52.2718 320.1923 11.85819432680672
Epoch (UTC): 08 December 2021 00:39:15
Eccentricity: 0.1465941
inclination: 32.8630°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2936 km
right ascension of ascending node: 193.0856°
argument of perigee: 52.2718°
revolutions per day: 11.85819432
mean anomaly at epoch: 320.1923°
orbit number at epoch: 68067

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

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