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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   21022.89680159  .00000136  00000-0  74410-4 0  9991
2 00012  32.9002 303.1607 1666002 149.6835 221.1653 11.44389008305127
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2021 21:31:23
Eccentricity: 0.1666002
inclination: 32.9002°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3325 km
right ascension of ascending node: 303.1607°
argument of perigee: 149.6835°
revolutions per day: 11.44389008
mean anomaly at epoch: 221.1653°
orbit number at epoch: 30512

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

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