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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   16268.84099670  .00000349  00000-0  21146-3 0  9997
2 00012  32.8979  74.1337 1665168 118.4454 259.3859 11.44009937366563
Epoch (UTC): 24 September 2016 20:11:02
Eccentricity: 0.1665168
inclination: 32.8979°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 74.1337°
argument of perigee: 118.4454°
revolutions per day: 11.44009937
mean anomaly at epoch: 259.3859°
orbit number at epoch: 36656

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

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