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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   24145.88493436  .00003226  00000-0  19320-2 0  9999
2    12  32.9003 356.5281 1654095  81.0914 297.2537 11.46392908687341
Epoch (UTC): 24 May 2024 21:14:18
Eccentricity: 0.1654095
inclination: 32.9003°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3304 km
right ascension of ascending node: 356.5281°
argument of perigee: 81.0914°
revolutions per day: 11.46392908
mean anomaly at epoch: 297.2537°
orbit number at epoch: 68734

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

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