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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   14106.51180618  .00001806  00000-0  97970-3 0  1272
2 00011 032.8660 232.1567 1472187 135.7304 237.0940 11.84230650349212
Epoch (UTC): 16 April 2014 12:17:00
Eccentricity: 0.1472187
inclination: 32.8660°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 2949 km
right ascension of ascending node: 232.1567°
argument of perigee: 135.7304°
revolutions per day: 11.84230650
mean anomaly at epoch: 237.0940°
orbit number at epoch: 34921

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

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