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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   23035.91055857  .00001556  00000-0  93650-3 0  9994
2 00012  32.8937 222.4655 1661093  97.6890 281.4650 11.44944802390261
Epoch (UTC): 04 February 2023 21:51:12
Eccentricity: 0.1661093
inclination: 32.8937°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3318 km
right ascension of ascending node: 222.4655°
argument of perigee: 97.6890°
revolutions per day: 11.44944802
mean anomaly at epoch: 281.4650°
orbit number at epoch: 39026

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

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