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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   20225.16722836  .00000158  00000-0  95138-4 0  9998
2    12  32.8979 156.0476 1663996   8.8404 353.8048 11.44299593528942
Epoch (UTC): 12 August 2020 04:00:48
Eccentricity: 0.1663996
inclination: 32.8979°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3324 km
right ascension of ascending node: 156.0476°
argument of perigee: 8.8404°
revolutions per day: 11.44299593
mean anomaly at epoch: 353.8048°
orbit number at epoch: 52894

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

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