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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   15091.20703968  .00001012  00000-0  59966-3 0  9991
2 00012 032.8968 171.2583 1668571 147.6239 223.8682 11.43563105304416
Epoch (UTC): 01 April 2015 04:58:08
Eccentricity: 0.1668571
inclination: 32.8968°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3332 km
right ascension of ascending node: 171.2583°
argument of perigee: 147.6239°
revolutions per day: 11.43563105
mean anomaly at epoch: 223.8682°
orbit number at epoch: 30441

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

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