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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   18016.89794407 +.00000137 +00000-0 +84070-4 0  9996
2    12 032.8943 198.5524 1664955 116.3030 261.7915 11.44161749178867
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2018 21:33:02
Eccentricity: 0.1664955
inclination: 32.8943°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 198.5524°
argument of perigee: 116.3030°
revolutions per day: 11.44161749
mean anomaly at epoch: 261.7915°
orbit number at epoch: 17886

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

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