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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   15062.99469372  .00000520  00000-0  30712-3 0  9994
2 00012 032.9007 269.8511 1669845 359.4769 000.4098 11.43530671301185
Epoch (UTC): 03 March 2015 23:52:21
Eccentricity: 0.1669845
inclination: 32.9007°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3333 km
right ascension of ascending node: 269.8511°
argument of perigee: 359.4769°
revolutions per day: 11.43530671
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.4098°
orbit number at epoch: 30118

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

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