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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   22027.47837506  .00000681  00000-0  38396-3 0  9998
2 00012  32.9115  89.8935 1666013 293.1012  50.2789 11.44510879347464
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2022 11:28:51
Eccentricity: 0.1666013
inclination: 32.9115°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 3325 km
right ascension of ascending node: 89.8935°
argument of perigee: 293.1012°
revolutions per day: 11.44510879
mean anomaly at epoch: 50.2789°
orbit number at epoch: 34746

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

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