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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   24150.93786059  .00002481  00000-0  14844-2 0  9995
2 00012  32.9001 338.7891 1653918 107.7584 270.9804 11.46417585445335
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2024 22:30:31
Eccentricity: 0.1653918
inclination: 32.9001°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 3304 km
right ascension of ascending node: 338.7891°
argument of perigee: 107.7584°
revolutions per day: 11.46417585
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.9804°
orbit number at epoch: 44533

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

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