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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   24064.84447813  .00000913  00000-0  54284-3 0  9992
2 00012  32.8985 280.9508 1657152  13.6102 350.4105 11.46008126435450
Epoch (UTC): 04 March 2024 20:16:02
Eccentricity: 0.1657152
inclination: 32.8985°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3309 km
right ascension of ascending node: 280.9508°
argument of perigee: 13.6102°
revolutions per day: 11.46008126
mean anomaly at epoch: 350.4105°
orbit number at epoch: 43545

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

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