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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   15029.36929113  .00000226  00000-0  11905-3 0    78
2 00012 032.9086 027.3180 1670784 182.9886 175.9471 11.43504603297323
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2015 08:51:46
Eccentricity: 0.1670784
inclination: 32.9086°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 3334 km
right ascension of ascending node: 27.3180°
argument of perigee: 182.9886°
revolutions per day: 11.43504603
mean anomaly at epoch: 175.9471°
orbit number at epoch: 29732

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

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