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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   24202.32781697  .00003623  00000-0  21501-2 0  9996
2    12  32.8955 158.3109 1653730  18.9750 346.5704 11.46679585693817
Epoch (UTC): 20 July 2024 07:52:03
Eccentricity: 0.1653730
inclination: 32.8955°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 3302 km
right ascension of ascending node: 158.3109°
argument of perigee: 18.9750°
revolutions per day: 11.46679585
mean anomaly at epoch: 346.5704°
orbit number at epoch: 69381

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

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