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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   15143.86884959  .00000697  00000-0  42746-3 0  9997
2 00012 032.9004 347.2475 1666776 064.1721 312.1161 11.43662448310441
Epoch (UTC): 23 May 2015 20:51:08
Eccentricity: 0.1666776
inclination: 32.9004°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3330 km
right ascension of ascending node: 347.2475°
argument of perigee: 64.1721°
revolutions per day: 11.43662448
mean anomaly at epoch: 312.1161°
orbit number at epoch: 31044

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

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