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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   17263.26362829 -.00000035 +00000-0 -40970-4 0  9999
2    12 032.9045 253.4728 1667409 212.7407 135.8113 11.44138705165272
Epoch (UTC): 20 September 2017 06:19:37
Eccentricity: 0.1667409
inclination: 32.9045°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 253.4728°
argument of perigee: 212.7407°
revolutions per day: 11.44138705
mean anomaly at epoch: 135.8113°
orbit number at epoch: 16527

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

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