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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   14352.79342409  .00000476  00000-0  27165-3 0  9778
2 00012 032.8993 172.6069 1670681 324.6694 025.3586 11.43479850292568
Epoch (UTC): 18 December 2014 19:02:31
Eccentricity: 0.1670681
inclination: 32.8993°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3334 km
right ascension of ascending node: 172.6069°
argument of perigee: 324.6694°
revolutions per day: 11.43479850
mean anomaly at epoch: 25.3586°
orbit number at epoch: 29256

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

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