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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   17293.90641358 +.00000084 +00000-0 +51606-4 0  9990
2    12 032.8971 146.3034 1665791 013.7654 350.3186 11.44138336168787
Epoch (UTC): 20 October 2017 21:45:14
Eccentricity: 0.1665791
inclination: 32.8971°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 146.3034°
argument of perigee: 13.7654°
revolutions per day: 11.44138336
mean anomaly at epoch: 350.3186°
orbit number at epoch: 16878

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

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