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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   21112.86094942  .00000249  00000-0  11566-3 0  9993
2 00011  32.8737 333.6650 1468342 198.3023 155.8783 11.85790698311718
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2021 20:39:46
Eccentricity: 0.1468342
inclination: 32.8737°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 333.6650°
argument of perigee: 198.3023°
revolutions per day: 11.85790698
mean anomaly at epoch: 155.8783°
orbit number at epoch: 31171

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

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