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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   20029.40461583 -.00000074  00000-0 -36634-4 0  9991
2    12  32.8984 120.9251 1666478  59.6648 315.8276 11.44310904506511
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2020 09:42:38
Eccentricity: 0.1666478
inclination: 32.8984°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 120.9251°
argument of perigee: 59.6648°
revolutions per day: 11.44310904
mean anomaly at epoch: 315.8276°
orbit number at epoch: 50651

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

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