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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   17295.91482435  .00000107  00000-0  67148-4 0  9996
2 00012  32.8964 139.2770 1665698  24.3264 342.7588 11.44138799411592
Epoch (UTC): 22 October 2017 21:57:20
Eccentricity: 0.1665698
inclination: 32.8964°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 139.2770°
argument of perigee: 24.3264°
revolutions per day: 11.44138799
mean anomaly at epoch: 342.7588°
orbit number at epoch: 41159

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

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