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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   18020.82503225 +.00000142 +00000-0 +82426-4 0  9999
2    12 032.8945 184.8144 1664916 136.9510 237.4057 11.44162742179315
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2018 19:48:02
Eccentricity: 0.1664916
inclination: 32.8945°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 184.8144°
argument of perigee: 136.9510°
revolutions per day: 11.44162742
mean anomaly at epoch: 237.4057°
orbit number at epoch: 17931

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

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