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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   21025.07766772  .00000140  00000-0  73621-4 0  9998
2    12  32.9001 295.5280 1666038 161.1545 205.9008 11.44389538547954
Epoch (UTC): 25 January 2021 01:51:50
Eccentricity: 0.1666038
inclination: 32.9001°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3325 km
right ascension of ascending node: 295.5280°
argument of perigee: 161.1545°
revolutions per day: 11.44389538
mean anomaly at epoch: 205.9008°
orbit number at epoch: 54795

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

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