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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   17050.89558872 +.00000066 +00000-0 +14571-4 0  9996
2    11 032.8772 290.6523 1469436 242.1096 102.3138 11.85418750130919
Epoch (UTC): 19 February 2017 21:29:38
Eccentricity: 0.1469436
inclination: 32.8772°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2941 km
right ascension of ascending node: 290.6523°
argument of perigee: 242.1096°
revolutions per day: 11.85418750
mean anomaly at epoch: 102.3138°
orbit number at epoch: 13091

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

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