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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   15209.61773238  .00000617  00000-0  31144-3 0  9991
2 00011 032.8779 277.7014 1470015 253.8116 089.6185 11.85056785404733
Epoch (UTC): 28 July 2015 14:49:32
Eccentricity: 0.1470015
inclination: 32.8779°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2943 km
right ascension of ascending node: 277.7014°
argument of perigee: 253.8116°
revolutions per day: 11.85056785
mean anomaly at epoch: 89.6185°
orbit number at epoch: 40473

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

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