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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   24053.16242917  .00000981  00000-0  56513-3 0  9995
2    12  32.9095 321.9415 1658193 312.0093  35.0462 11.45986639676695
Epoch (UTC): 22 February 2024 03:53:53
Eccentricity: 0.1658193
inclination: 32.9095°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3310 km
right ascension of ascending node: 321.9415°
argument of perigee: 312.0093°
revolutions per day: 11.45986639
mean anomaly at epoch: 35.0462°
orbit number at epoch: 67669

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

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