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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   17326.37701588 +.00000116 +00000-0 +54970-4 0  9993
2    12 032.9036 032.7222 1665041 184.4715 173.9069 11.44145199172508
Epoch (UTC): 22 November 2017 09:02:54
Eccentricity: 0.1665041
inclination: 32.9036°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 32.7222°
argument of perigee: 184.4715°
revolutions per day: 11.44145199
mean anomaly at epoch: 173.9069°
orbit number at epoch: 17250

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

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