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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   16237.92911644 +.00000142 +00000-0 +72396-4 0  9991
2    12 032.9052 182.2275 1665936 315.9631 031.9447 11.43991874120443
Epoch (UTC): 24 August 2016 22:17:55
Eccentricity: 0.1665936
inclination: 32.9052°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 182.2275°
argument of perigee: 315.9631°
revolutions per day: 11.43991874
mean anomaly at epoch: 31.9447°
orbit number at epoch: 12044

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

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