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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   21101.83237940  .00000244  00000-0  12613-3 0  9994
2 00011  32.8698  15.0838 1468144 136.0234 236.7020 11.85785514310405
Epoch (UTC): 11 April 2021 19:58:37
Eccentricity: 0.1468144
inclination: 32.8698°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2938 km
right ascension of ascending node: 15.0838°
argument of perigee: 136.0234°
revolutions per day: 11.85785514
mean anomaly at epoch: 236.7020°
orbit number at epoch: 31040

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

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