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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   20027.74592159 -.00000074  00000-0 -37250-4 0  9995
2    12  32.8980 126.7289 1666453  50.9428 322.8025 11.44311109506322
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2020 17:54:07
Eccentricity: 0.1666453
inclination: 32.8980°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 126.7289°
argument of perigee: 50.9428°
revolutions per day: 11.44311109
mean anomaly at epoch: 322.8025°
orbit number at epoch: 50632

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

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