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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 00012U 59001B   21131.80837150 -.00000098  00000-0 -58626-4 0  9998
2 00012  32.9016 282.0422 1666407   2.3603 358.3791 11.44398501317609
Epoch (UTC): 11 May 2021 19:24:03
Eccentricity: 0.1666407
inclination: 32.9016°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 282.0422°
argument of perigee: 2.3603°
revolutions per day: 11.44398501
mean anomaly at epoch: 358.3791°
orbit number at epoch: 31760

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

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