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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   21132.68140699 -.00000088  00000-0 -52157-4 0  9992
2 00012  32.9010 278.9865 1666390   6.9517 355.1420 11.44398391317705
Epoch (UTC): 12 May 2021 16:21:13
Eccentricity: 0.1666390
inclination: 32.9010°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 278.9865°
argument of perigee: 6.9517°
revolutions per day: 11.44398391
mean anomaly at epoch: 355.1420°
orbit number at epoch: 31770

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

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