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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   22027.63722822  .00000697  00000-0  36698-3 0  9999
2    11  32.8744   3.0377 1466207 338.0761  16.2866 11.85877026686673
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2022 15:17:36
Eccentricity: 0.1466207
inclination: 32.8744°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2935 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.0377°
argument of perigee: 338.0761°
revolutions per day: 11.85877026
mean anomaly at epoch: 16.2866°
orbit number at epoch: 68667

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

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