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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   21026.73505830  .00000177  00000-0  93270-4 0  9990
2 00012  32.9003 289.7271 1666073 169.8734 194.0232 11.44390116305565
Epoch (UTC): 26 January 2021 17:38:29
Eccentricity: 0.1666073
inclination: 32.9003°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3325 km
right ascension of ascending node: 289.7271°
argument of perigee: 169.8734°
revolutions per day: 11.44390116
mean anomaly at epoch: 194.0232°
orbit number at epoch: 30556

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

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