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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   15186.21285823  .00000748  00000-0  42827-3 0  9995
2 00012 032.9075 199.2734 1667748 286.5677 055.8747 11.43732877315284
Epoch (UTC): 05 July 2015 05:06:30
Eccentricity: 0.1667748
inclination: 32.9075°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3331 km
right ascension of ascending node: 199.2734°
argument of perigee: 286.5677°
revolutions per day: 11.43732877
mean anomaly at epoch: 55.8747°
orbit number at epoch: 31528

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

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