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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   14243.02004946  .00000726  00000-0  37462-3 0  2449
2 00011 032.8743 080.7595 1473347 184.7108 173.8068 11.84558288365392
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2014 00:28:52
Eccentricity: 0.1473347
inclination: 32.8743°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2948 km
right ascension of ascending node: 80.7595°
argument of perigee: 184.7108°
revolutions per day: 11.84558288
mean anomaly at epoch: 173.8068°
orbit number at epoch: 36539

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

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