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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   15183.50556688  .00000372  00000-0  20138-3 0  9998
2 00012 032.9084 208.7327 1667814 272.3563 068.7900 11.43728665314978
Epoch (UTC): 02 July 2015 12:08:00
Eccentricity: 0.1667814
inclination: 32.9084°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3331 km
right ascension of ascending node: 208.7327°
argument of perigee: 272.3563°
revolutions per day: 11.43728665
mean anomaly at epoch: 68.7900°
orbit number at epoch: 31497

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

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