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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   17325.41728912  .00000106  00000-0  50139-4 0  9999
2 00012  32.9028  36.0790 1665038 179.4257 180.8676 11.44144987414961
Epoch (UTC): 21 November 2017 10:00:53
Eccentricity: 0.1665038
inclination: 32.9028°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 36.0790°
argument of perigee: 179.4257°
revolutions per day: 11.44144987
mean anomaly at epoch: 180.8676°
orbit number at epoch: 41496

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

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