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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   17265.88147361 -.00000044 +00000-0 -47842-4 0  9996
2    12 032.9065 244.3161 1667504 226.4974 118.4557 11.44138393165576
Epoch (UTC): 22 September 2017 21:09:19
Eccentricity: 0.1667504
inclination: 32.9065°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 244.3161°
argument of perigee: 226.4974°
revolutions per day: 11.44138393
mean anomaly at epoch: 118.4557°
orbit number at epoch: 16557

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

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