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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   17178.94804984 -.00000058 +00000-0 -35382-4 0  9998
2    12 032.8956 188.4130 1667491 129.5770 246.4376 11.44150755155611
Epoch (UTC): 27 June 2017 22:45:11
Eccentricity: 0.1667491
inclination: 32.8956°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 188.4130°
argument of perigee: 129.5770°
revolutions per day: 11.44150755
mean anomaly at epoch: 246.4376°
orbit number at epoch: 15561

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

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