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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   24063.79831381  .00000956  00000-0  56704-3 0  9998
2 00012  32.8993 284.6220 1657206   8.0912 354.3259 11.46006219435339
Epoch (UTC): 03 March 2024 19:09:34
Eccentricity: 0.1657206
inclination: 32.8993°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3309 km
right ascension of ascending node: 284.6220°
argument of perigee: 8.0912°
revolutions per day: 11.46006219
mean anomaly at epoch: 354.3259°
orbit number at epoch: 43533

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

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