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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   21138.46420826  .00000108  00000-0  51564-4 0  9998
2 00011  32.8708 237.5310 1467994 342.8317  12.7278 11.85798587314757
Epoch (UTC): 18 May 2021 11:08:27
Eccentricity: 0.1467994
inclination: 32.8708°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2937 km
right ascension of ascending node: 237.5310°
argument of perigee: 342.8317°
revolutions per day: 11.85798587
mean anomaly at epoch: 12.7278°
orbit number at epoch: 31475

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

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