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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   20269.58656761 +.00000361 +00000-0 +19183-3 0  9996
2    12 032.9131 000.6388 1666048 242.4145 099.7636 11.44320076534024
Epoch (UTC): 25 September 2020 14:04:39
Eccentricity: 0.1666048
inclination: 32.9131°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 0.6388°
argument of perigee: 242.4145°
revolutions per day: 11.44320076
mean anomaly at epoch: 99.7636°
orbit number at epoch: 53402

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

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