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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   15145.48302201  .00000487  00000-0  24245-3 0  9992
2 00011 032.8747 158.1849 1469952 252.1617 091.3630 11.84941337397126
Epoch (UTC): 25 May 2015 11:35:33
Eccentricity: 0.1469952
inclination: 32.8747°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2943 km
right ascension of ascending node: 158.1849°
argument of perigee: 252.1617°
revolutions per day: 11.84941337
mean anomaly at epoch: 91.3630°
orbit number at epoch: 39712

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

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