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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   16242.81966042  .00000185  00000-0  10527-3 0  9991
2 00012  32.9013 165.1283 1665515 341.6641  13.0226 11.43993104363576
Epoch (UTC): 29 August 2016 19:40:18
Eccentricity: 0.1665515
inclination: 32.9013°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 165.1283°
argument of perigee: 341.6641°
revolutions per day: 11.43993104
mean anomaly at epoch: 13.0226°
orbit number at epoch: 36357

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

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