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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   24150.88228421  .00002293  00000-0  12105-2 0  9991
2 00011  32.8678  33.2366 1455766 124.4536 250.2320 11.88384519446332
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2024 21:10:29
Eccentricity: 0.1455766
inclination: 32.8678°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2914 km
right ascension of ascending node: 33.2366°
argument of perigee: 124.4536°
revolutions per day: 11.88384519
mean anomaly at epoch: 250.2320°
orbit number at epoch: 44633

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

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