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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   18295.42024432 -.00000071  00000-0 -45477-4 0  9995
2    12  32.9000 304.1793 1667283 140.4404 233.0576 11.44249929453357
Epoch (UTC): 22 October 2018 10:05:09
Eccentricity: 0.1667283
inclination: 32.9000°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 304.1793°
argument of perigee: 140.4404°
revolutions per day: 11.44249929
mean anomaly at epoch: 233.0576°
orbit number at epoch: 45335

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

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