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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   17324.45756148 +.00000092 +00000-0 +42681-4 0  9991
2    12 032.9021 039.4359 1665054 174.3799 187.8257 11.44144791172286
Epoch (UTC): 20 November 2017 10:58:53
Eccentricity: 0.1665054
inclination: 32.9021°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 39.4359°
argument of perigee: 174.3799°
revolutions per day: 11.44144791
mean anomaly at epoch: 187.8257°
orbit number at epoch: 17228

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

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