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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   18225.94418233 +.00000048 +00000-0 +25850-4 0  9996
2    12 032.8963 187.2481 1666875 135.1932 239.5999 11.44251465202812
Epoch (UTC): 13 August 2018 22:39:37
Eccentricity: 0.1666875
inclination: 32.8963°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3327 km
right ascension of ascending node: 187.2481°
argument of perigee: 135.1932°
revolutions per day: 11.44251465
mean anomaly at epoch: 239.5999°
orbit number at epoch: 20281

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

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