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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   24141.87672047  .00003907  00000-0  23408-2 0  9999
2    12  32.9007  10.5976 1654086  59.9380 315.4973 11.46364177686886
Epoch (UTC): 20 May 2024 21:02:28
Eccentricity: 0.1654086
inclination: 32.9007°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3304 km
right ascension of ascending node: 10.5976°
argument of perigee: 59.9380°
revolutions per day: 11.46364177
mean anomaly at epoch: 315.4973°
orbit number at epoch: 68688

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

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