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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   18020.56324568  .00000147  00000-0  85748-4 0  9996
2 00012  32.8945 185.7303 1664921 135.5745 239.1107 11.44162705421867
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2018 13:31:04
Eccentricity: 0.1664921
inclination: 32.8945°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 185.7303°
argument of perigee: 135.5745°
revolutions per day: 11.44162705
mean anomaly at epoch: 239.1107°
orbit number at epoch: 42186

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

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