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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    11U 59001A   16211.83516019 +.00000263 +00000-0 +13212-3 0  9994
2    11 032.8697 340.1251 1467516 165.1384 199.7554 11.85287852106579
Epoch (UTC): 29 July 2016 20:02:37
Eccentricity: 0.1467516
inclination: 32.8697°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 340.1251°
argument of perigee: 165.1384°
revolutions per day: 11.85287852
mean anomaly at epoch: 199.7554°
orbit number at epoch: 10657

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

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