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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   17294.60499487 +.00000096 +00000-0 +59686-4 0  9991
2    12 032.8968 143.8595 1665755 017.4387 347.7035 11.44138489168862
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2017 14:31:11
Eccentricity: 0.1665755
inclination: 32.8968°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 143.8595°
argument of perigee: 17.4387°
revolutions per day: 11.44138489
mean anomaly at epoch: 347.7035°
orbit number at epoch: 16886

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

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