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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   14291.41555356  .00000164  00000-0  91306-4 0  2951
2 00011 032.8668 259.4043 1472231 097.3686 279.6013 11.84643510371140
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2014 09:58:23
Eccentricity: 0.1472231
inclination: 32.8668°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2947 km
right ascension of ascending node: 259.4043°
argument of perigee: 97.3686°
revolutions per day: 11.84643510
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.6013°
orbit number at epoch: 37114

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

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