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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   14353.84186674  .00000555  00000-0  31979-3 0  9782
2 00012 032.8987 168.9425 1670642 330.1766 021.3017 11.43481134292680
Epoch (UTC): 19 December 2014 20:12:17
Eccentricity: 0.1670642
inclination: 32.8987°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3334 km
right ascension of ascending node: 168.9425°
argument of perigee: 330.1766°
revolutions per day: 11.43481134
mean anomaly at epoch: 21.3017°
orbit number at epoch: 29268

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

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