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Vanguard 2 Rocket - 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    12U 59001B   17289.97686223 +.00000054 +00000-0 +29045-4 0  9991
2    12 032.8992 160.0508 1666090 353.1011 004.9046 11.44137852168330
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2017 23:26:40
Eccentricity: 0.1666090
inclination: 32.8992°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 160.0508°
argument of perigee: 353.1011°
revolutions per day: 11.44137852
mean anomaly at epoch: 4.9046°
orbit number at epoch: 16833

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

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