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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   17018.15545880  .00000305  00000-0  17971-3 0  9997
2 00012  32.9030  30.8669 1667919   4.4377 356.9162 11.44105517379761
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2017 03:43:51
Eccentricity: 0.1667919
inclination: 32.9030°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 3329 km
right ascension of ascending node: 30.8669°
argument of perigee: 4.4377°
revolutions per day: 11.44105517
mean anomaly at epoch: 356.9162°
orbit number at epoch: 37976

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

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