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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   18227.25299076  .00000059  00000-0  30690-4 0  9994
2 00012  32.8966 182.6680 1666854 142.0754 230.9832 11.44251611445544
Epoch (UTC): 15 August 2018 06:04:18
Eccentricity: 0.1666854
inclination: 32.8966°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 182.6680°
argument of perigee: 142.0754°
revolutions per day: 11.44251611
mean anomaly at epoch: 230.9832°
orbit number at epoch: 44554

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

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