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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   16152.17918297  .00000227  00000-0  10768-3 0  9992
2 00011  32.8677 203.9221 1468165 188.5792 168.6816 11.85261575441238
Epoch (UTC): 31 May 2016 04:18:01
Eccentricity: 0.1468165
inclination: 32.8677°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 203.9221°
argument of perigee: 188.5792°
revolutions per day: 11.85261575
mean anomaly at epoch: 168.6816°
orbit number at epoch: 44123

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

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