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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   20017.53095133 -.00000024 +00000-0 -16546-4 0  9991
2    12 032.8988 162.4768 1666512 357.2172 002.0019 11.44312216262570
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2020 12:44:34
Eccentricity: 0.1666512
inclination: 32.8988°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3326 km
right ascension of ascending node: 162.4768°
argument of perigee: 357.2172°
revolutions per day: 11.44312216
mean anomaly at epoch: 2.0019°
orbit number at epoch: 26257

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

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