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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   17147.43020769 +.00000039 +00000-0 +12627-4 0  9993
2    12 032.9078 298.6751 1667789 323.8950 025.9501 11.44154624394578
Epoch (UTC): 27 May 2017 10:19:29
Eccentricity: 0.1667789
inclination: 32.9078°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 298.6751°
argument of perigee: 323.8950°
revolutions per day: 11.44154624
mean anomaly at epoch: 25.9501°
orbit number at epoch: 39457

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

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