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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   17112.95644108 +.00000183 +00000-0 +10371-3 0  9994
2    12 032.8998 059.2466 1667343 142.7198 230.1676 11.44149343148055
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2017 22:57:16
Eccentricity: 0.1667343
inclination: 32.8998°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 59.2466°
argument of perigee: 142.7198°
revolutions per day: 11.44149343
mean anomaly at epoch: 230.1676°
orbit number at epoch: 14805

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

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