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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   21017.52370767  .00000338  00000-0  18265-3 0  9994
2 00011  32.8695 331.6800 1467257  20.0172 345.2347 11.85731797300394
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2021 12:34:08
Eccentricity: 0.1467257
inclination: 32.8695°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2937 km
right ascension of ascending node: 331.6800°
argument of perigee: 20.0172°
revolutions per day: 11.85731797
mean anomaly at epoch: 345.2347°
orbit number at epoch: 30039

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

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