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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   16210.43268349  .00000086  00000-0  39469-4 0  9996
2 00012  32.8995 278.3616 1666044 171.5060 191.7815 11.43984587359875
Epoch (UTC): 28 July 2016 10:23:03
Eccentricity: 0.1666044
inclination: 32.8995°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 278.3616°
argument of perigee: 171.5060°
revolutions per day: 11.43984587
mean anomaly at epoch: 191.7815°
orbit number at epoch: 35987

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

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