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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   20294.91239653 +.00000125 +00000-0 +46251-4 0  9992
2    11 032.8771 304.3512 1467075 239.7312 105.0097 11.85681308631617
Epoch (UTC): 20 October 2020 21:53:51
Eccentricity: 0.1467075
inclination: 32.8771°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2937 km
right ascension of ascending node: 304.3512°
argument of perigee: 239.7312°
revolutions per day: 11.85681308
mean anomaly at epoch: 105.0097°
orbit number at epoch: 63161

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

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