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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   16336.93333098 +.00000292 +00000-0 +17534-3 0  9991
2    12 032.8957 196.0247 1666869 116.2825 261.8362 11.44077212131782
Epoch (UTC): 01 December 2016 22:23:59
Eccentricity: 0.1666869
inclination: 32.8957°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 196.0247°
argument of perigee: 116.2825°
revolutions per day: 11.44077212
mean anomaly at epoch: 261.8362°
orbit number at epoch: 13178

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

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