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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   17204.77729078 -.00000047 +00000-0 -49283-4 0  9992
2    12 032.9128 098.0587 1668472 265.3448 075.5513 11.44148930401144
Epoch (UTC): 23 July 2017 18:39:17
Eccentricity: 0.1668472
inclination: 32.9128°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 3329 km
right ascension of ascending node: 98.0587°
argument of perigee: 265.3448°
revolutions per day: 11.44148930
mean anomaly at epoch: 75.5513°
orbit number at epoch: 40114

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

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