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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   17053.84395669  .00000076  00000-0  20360-4 0  9991
2 00011  32.8778 279.5901 1469526 258.7363  84.5061 11.85419023473001
Epoch (UTC): 22 February 2017 20:15:17
Eccentricity: 0.1469526
inclination: 32.8778°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2941 km
right ascension of ascending node: 279.5901°
argument of perigee: 258.7363°
revolutions per day: 11.85419023
mean anomaly at epoch: 84.5061°
orbit number at epoch: 47300

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

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