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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   21021.50097455  .00000142  00000-0  80001-4 0  9999
2 00012  32.9004 308.0456 1665984 142.3419 230.6370 11.44388686304964
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2021 12:01:24
Eccentricity: 0.1665984
inclination: 32.9004°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3325 km
right ascension of ascending node: 308.0456°
argument of perigee: 142.3419°
revolutions per day: 11.44388686
mean anomaly at epoch: 230.6370°
orbit number at epoch: 30496

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

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