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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   17349.94235215 +.00000162 +00000-0 +82867-4 0  9997
2    12 032.9099 310.3267 1665131 308.3046 037.8934 11.44150184175204
Epoch (UTC): 15 December 2017 22:36:59
Eccentricity: 0.1665131
inclination: 32.9099°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 310.3267°
argument of perigee: 308.3046°
revolutions per day: 11.44150184
mean anomaly at epoch: 37.8934°
orbit number at epoch: 17520

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

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