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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   22176.34551292  .00000281  00000-0  15264-3 0  9998
2 00011  32.8639 164.3595 1466518  98.0909 278.8080 11.86142467362592
Epoch (UTC): 25 June 2022 08:17:32
Eccentricity: 0.1466518
inclination: 32.8639°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2934 km
right ascension of ascending node: 164.3595°
argument of perigee: 98.0909°
revolutions per day: 11.86142467
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.8080°
orbit number at epoch: 36259

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

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