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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   23037.82950921  .00002141  00000-0  12859-2 0  9994
2 00012  32.8938 215.7437 1661023 107.7921 271.0272 11.44953343390485
Epoch (UTC): 06 February 2023 19:54:29
Eccentricity: 0.1661023
inclination: 32.8938°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3318 km
right ascension of ascending node: 215.7437°
argument of perigee: 107.7921°
revolutions per day: 11.44953343
mean anomaly at epoch: 271.0272°
orbit number at epoch: 39048

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

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