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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   17049.93033263 +.00000249 +00000-0 +13542-3 0  9991
2    12 032.9000 279.7164 1667869 171.4507 191.8616 11.44124740140839
Epoch (UTC): 18 February 2017 22:19:40
Eccentricity: 0.1667869
inclination: 32.9000°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 279.7164°
argument of perigee: 171.4507°
revolutions per day: 11.44124740
mean anomaly at epoch: 191.8616°
orbit number at epoch: 14083

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

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