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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   20017.44364112 -.00000020  00000-0 -14083-4 0  9997
2    12  32.8988 162.7823 1666518 356.7584   2.3251 11.44312253505136
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2020 10:38:50
Eccentricity: 0.1666518
inclination: 32.8988°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 162.7823°
argument of perigee: 356.7584°
revolutions per day: 11.44312253
mean anomaly at epoch: 2.3251°
orbit number at epoch: 50513

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

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