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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   18140.89241184 -.00000015 +00000-0 -25062-4 0  9995
2    11 032.8802 023.0188 1469309 289.7012 055.1186 11.85540896184927
Epoch (UTC): 20 May 2018 21:25:04
Eccentricity: 0.1469309
inclination: 32.8802°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2940 km
right ascension of ascending node: 23.0188°
argument of perigee: 289.7012°
revolutions per day: 11.85540896
mean anomaly at epoch: 55.1186°
orbit number at epoch: 18492

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

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