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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   24196.76110051  .00001220  00000-0  64612-3 0  9997
2 00011  32.8641 220.1758 1455267  24.6506 341.7111 11.88523471451790
Epoch (UTC): 14 July 2024 18:15:59
Eccentricity: 0.1455267
inclination: 32.8641°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2913 km
right ascension of ascending node: 220.1758°
argument of perigee: 24.6506°
revolutions per day: 11.88523471
mean anomaly at epoch: 341.7111°
orbit number at epoch: 45179

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

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