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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   24059.58725023  .00002552  00000-0  13552-2 0  9991
2 00011  32.8743  17.3735 1457115 326.9510  24.7707 11.87732880435472
Epoch (UTC): 28 February 2024 14:05:38
Eccentricity: 0.1457115
inclination: 32.8743°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 2918 km
right ascension of ascending node: 17.3735°
argument of perigee: 326.9510°
revolutions per day: 11.87732880
mean anomaly at epoch: 24.7707°
orbit number at epoch: 43547

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

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