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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   17080.55693995 -.00000030 +00000-0 -11417-4 0  9997
2    11 032.8658 179.3396 1468882 049.4686 322.4872 11.85419731476182
Epoch (UTC): 21 March 2017 13:21:59
Eccentricity: 0.1468882
inclination: 32.8658°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 179.3396°
argument of perigee: 49.4686°
revolutions per day: 11.85419731
mean anomaly at epoch: 322.4872°
orbit number at epoch: 47618

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

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