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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   23037.38824918  .00002658  00000-0  14061-2 0  9990
2 00011  32.8793  34.9142 1463581 295.3498  50.2711 11.86464388389440
Epoch (UTC): 06 February 2023 09:19:04
Eccentricity: 0.1463581
inclination: 32.8793°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2930 km
right ascension of ascending node: 34.9142°
argument of perigee: 295.3498°
revolutions per day: 11.86464388
mean anomaly at epoch: 50.2711°
orbit number at epoch: 38944

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

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