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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   24057.78283553  .00001125  00000-0  65776-3 0  9990
2    12  32.9047 305.7312 1657712 336.3677  16.8551 11.45996489677221
Epoch (UTC): 26 February 2024 18:47:16
Eccentricity: 0.1657712
inclination: 32.9047°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3309 km
right ascension of ascending node: 305.7312°
argument of perigee: 336.3677°
revolutions per day: 11.45996489
mean anomaly at epoch: 16.8551°
orbit number at epoch: 67722

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

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