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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   17291.98530272 +.00000058 +00000-0 +33694-4 0  9996
2    12 032.8980 153.0244 1665926 003.6627 357.4611 11.44137974168567
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2017 23:38:50
Eccentricity: 0.1665926
inclination: 32.8980°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 153.0244°
argument of perigee: 3.6627°
revolutions per day: 11.44137974
mean anomaly at epoch: 357.4611°
orbit number at epoch: 16856

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

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