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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   14273.48248594  .00000566  00000-0  31351-3 0  9284
2 00012 032.9111 089.6870 1671532 268.3355 072.5955 11.43388824283487
Epoch (UTC): 30 September 2014 11:34:46
Eccentricity: 0.1671532
inclination: 32.9111°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 3336 km
right ascension of ascending node: 89.6870°
argument of perigee: 268.3355°
revolutions per day: 11.43388824
mean anomaly at epoch: 72.5955°
orbit number at epoch: 28348

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

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