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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   21021.15200747  .00000146  00000-0  82434-4 0  9996
2    12  32.9005 309.2669 1665988 140.5066 232.9626 11.44388607547507
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2021 03:38:53
Eccentricity: 0.1665988
inclination: 32.9005°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3325 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.2669°
argument of perigee: 140.5066°
revolutions per day: 11.44388607
mean anomaly at epoch: 232.9626°
orbit number at epoch: 54750

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

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