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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   23030.23296452  .00001710  00000-0  89555-3 0  9992
2    11  32.8794  61.8015 1463588 254.9226  88.5270 11.86433246730337
Epoch (UTC): 30 January 2023 05:35:28
Eccentricity: 0.1463588
inclination: 32.8794°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2930 km
right ascension of ascending node: 61.8015°
argument of perigee: 254.9226°
revolutions per day: 11.86433246
mean anomaly at epoch: 88.5270°
orbit number at epoch: 73033

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

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