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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   20303.89418590 +.00000359 +00000-0 +21965-3 0  9993
2    12 032.8978 240.6065 1666343 062.7588 313.2853 11.44343787295384
Epoch (UTC): 29 October 2020 21:27:37
Eccentricity: 0.1666343
inclination: 32.8978°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 240.6065°
argument of perigee: 62.7588°
revolutions per day: 11.44343787
mean anomaly at epoch: 313.2853°
orbit number at epoch: 29538

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

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