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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   20018.49136375 -.00000032 +00000-0 -19906-4 0  9993
2    12 032.8985 159.1156 1666468 002.2686 358.4437 11.44312089505253
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2020 11:47:33
Eccentricity: 0.1666468
inclination: 32.8985°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 159.1156°
argument of perigee: 2.2686°
revolutions per day: 11.44312089
mean anomaly at epoch: 358.4437°
orbit number at epoch: 50525

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

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