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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   21024.43208349  .00000331  00000-0  18216-3 0  9997
2 00011  32.8678 305.7393 1467367  59.0267 314.6279 11.85736452301212
Epoch (UTC): 24 January 2021 10:22:12
Eccentricity: 0.1467367
inclination: 32.8678°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2937 km
right ascension of ascending node: 305.7393°
argument of perigee: 59.0267°
revolutions per day: 11.85736452
mean anomaly at epoch: 314.6279°
orbit number at epoch: 30121

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

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