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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   16152.19755065  .00000020  00000-0 -93960-5 0  9996
2 00012  32.9062 121.9806 1668119 225.5330 119.6325 11.43985256353198
Epoch (UTC): 31 May 2016 04:44:28
Eccentricity: 0.1668119
inclination: 32.9062°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3329 km
right ascension of ascending node: 121.9806°
argument of perigee: 225.5330°
revolutions per day: 11.43985256
mean anomaly at epoch: 119.6325°
orbit number at epoch: 35319

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

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