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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   17291.89797922 +.00000057 +00000-0 +33438-4 0  9998
2    12 032.8981 153.3300 1665932 003.2035 357.7848 11.44137967168556
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2017 21:33:05
Eccentricity: 0.1665932
inclination: 32.8981°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 153.3300°
argument of perigee: 3.2035°
revolutions per day: 11.44137967
mean anomaly at epoch: 357.7848°
orbit number at epoch: 16855

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

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