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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   24196.92570404  .00003404  00000-0  20132-2 0  9992
2 00012  32.8976 177.2927 1654018 350.4455   6.7991 11.46639642450616
Epoch (UTC): 14 July 2024 22:13:00
Eccentricity: 0.1654018
inclination: 32.8976°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3303 km
right ascension of ascending node: 177.2927°
argument of perigee: 350.4455°
revolutions per day: 11.46639642
mean anomaly at epoch: 6.7991°
orbit number at epoch: 45061

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

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