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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   21216.02955913 -.00000078  00000-0 -39901-4 0  9997
2    12  32.9015 347.3177 1665098  85.1921 293.5933 11.44383888569831
Epoch (UTC): 04 August 2021 00:42:33
Eccentricity: 0.1665098
inclination: 32.9015°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3325 km
right ascension of ascending node: 347.3177°
argument of perigee: 85.1921°
revolutions per day: 11.44383888
mean anomaly at epoch: 293.5933°
orbit number at epoch: 56983

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

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