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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   18054.21635484  .00000097  00000-0  42844-4 0  9990
2 00011  32.8701 348.3643 1468268 160.5375 205.7820 11.85539723516378
Epoch (UTC): 23 February 2018 05:11:33
Eccentricity: 0.1468268
inclination: 32.8701°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 348.3643°
argument of perigee: 160.5375°
revolutions per day: 11.85539723
mean anomaly at epoch: 205.7820°
orbit number at epoch: 51637

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

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