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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   16122.52249401 -.00000073  00000-0 -35904-4 0  9994
2 00012  32.8982 225.7660 1668235  69.5862 307.5592 11.43982899349801
Epoch (UTC): 01 May 2016 12:32:23
Eccentricity: 0.1668235
inclination: 32.8982°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3330 km
right ascension of ascending node: 225.7660°
argument of perigee: 69.5862°
revolutions per day: 11.43982899
mean anomaly at epoch: 307.5592°
orbit number at epoch: 34980

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

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