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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   15031.94904385  .00000204  00000-0  10140-3 0  3831
2 00011 032.8670 223.8305 1471858 332.1272 020.7483 11.84778488383652
Epoch (UTC): 31 January 2015 22:46:37
Eccentricity: 0.1471858
inclination: 32.8670°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2946 km
right ascension of ascending node: 223.8305°
argument of perigee: 332.1272°
revolutions per day: 11.84778488
mean anomaly at epoch: 20.7483°
orbit number at epoch: 38365

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

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