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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   17350.90280880  .00000170  00000-0  88765-4 0  9995
2 00012  32.9090 306.9684 1665087 313.3522  33.9568 11.44150435417886
Epoch (UTC): 16 December 2017 21:40:02
Eccentricity: 0.1665087
inclination: 32.9090°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 306.9684°
argument of perigee: 313.3522°
revolutions per day: 11.44150435
mean anomaly at epoch: 33.9568°
orbit number at epoch: 41788

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

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