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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   21017.13854616  .00000166  00000-0  99011-4 0  9990
2 00012  32.9009 323.3116 1666047 119.4005 258.3129 11.44387384304467
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2021 03:19:30
Eccentricity: 0.1666047
inclination: 32.9009°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3325 km
right ascension of ascending node: 323.3116°
argument of perigee: 119.4005°
revolutions per day: 11.44387384
mean anomaly at epoch: 258.3129°
orbit number at epoch: 30446

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

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