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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   15058.01463896  .00000389  00000-0  22263-3 0  9992
2 00012 032.9051 287.2544 1670213 333.3225 019.0119 11.43526021300603
Epoch (UTC): 27 February 2015 00:21:04
Eccentricity: 0.1670213
inclination: 32.9051°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3334 km
right ascension of ascending node: 287.2544°
argument of perigee: 333.3225°
revolutions per day: 11.43526021
mean anomaly at epoch: 19.0119°
orbit number at epoch: 30060

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

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