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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   16119.64086976 -.00000057  00000-0 -26866-4 0  9998
2 00012  32.8982 235.8434 1668247  54.4455 320.0474 11.43983315349472
Epoch (UTC): 28 April 2016 15:22:51
Eccentricity: 0.1668247
inclination: 32.8982°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3330 km
right ascension of ascending node: 235.8434°
argument of perigee: 54.4455°
revolutions per day: 11.43983315
mean anomaly at epoch: 320.0474°
orbit number at epoch: 34947

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

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