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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 00012U 59001B   17294.86696193  .00000096  00000-0  59620-4 0  9990
2 00012  32.8967 142.9429 1665745  18.8163 346.7193 11.44138536411478
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2017 20:48:25
Eccentricity: 0.1665745
inclination: 32.8967°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 142.9429°
argument of perigee: 18.8163°
revolutions per day: 11.44138536
mean anomaly at epoch: 346.7193°
orbit number at epoch: 41147

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

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