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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   17118.10436049 +.00000147 +00000-0 +75568-4 0  9990
2    12 032.9022 041.2360 1667362 169.7872 194.1448 11.44151006148647
Epoch (UTC): 28 April 2017 02:30:16
Eccentricity: 0.1667362
inclination: 32.9022°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 41.2360°
argument of perigee: 169.7872°
revolutions per day: 11.44151006
mean anomaly at epoch: 194.1448°
orbit number at epoch: 14864

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

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