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(49.4926°N, 18.5016°E)
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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   24055.88657269  .00003082  00000-0  16308-2 0  9997
2 00011  32.8760  31.3128 1457503 305.9864  41.3996 11.87715195435030
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2024 21:16:39
Eccentricity: 0.1457503
inclination: 32.8760°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 2919 km
right ascension of ascending node: 31.3128°
argument of perigee: 305.9864°
revolutions per day: 11.87715195
mean anomaly at epoch: 41.3996°
orbit number at epoch: 43503

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

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