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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   20026.43638406 -.00000080  00000-0 -41573-4 0  9996
2    12  32.8978 131.3112 1666421  44.0565 328.1349 11.44311253506178
Epoch (UTC): 26 January 2020 10:28:23
Eccentricity: 0.1666421
inclination: 32.8978°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 131.3112°
argument of perigee: 44.0565°
revolutions per day: 11.44311253
mean anomaly at epoch: 328.1349°
orbit number at epoch: 50617

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

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