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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   17292.85585244  .00000383  00000-0  19508-3 0  9999
2 00011  32.8670 102.6438 1468000 167.4488 196.7154 11.85476148501375
Epoch (UTC): 19 October 2017 20:32:25
Eccentricity: 0.1468000
inclination: 32.8670°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2939 km
right ascension of ascending node: 102.6438°
argument of perigee: 167.4488°
revolutions per day: 11.85476148
mean anomaly at epoch: 196.7154°
orbit number at epoch: 50137

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

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