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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   17227.56638213 -.00000130 +00000-0 -72949-4 0  9992
2    12 032.9017 018.3487 1667676 025.0997 342.2073 11.44143759161186
Epoch (UTC): 15 August 2017 13:35:35
Eccentricity: 0.1667676
inclination: 32.9017°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 18.3487°
argument of perigee: 25.0997°
revolutions per day: 11.44143759
mean anomaly at epoch: 342.2073°
orbit number at epoch: 16118

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

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