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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   17084.40894702 +.00000168 +00000-0 +95832-4 0  9998
2    12 032.9007 159.1192 1667653 352.6339 005.2326 11.44140682144782
Epoch (UTC): 25 March 2017 09:48:53
Eccentricity: 0.1667653
inclination: 32.9007°
perigee height: 554 km
apogee height: 3328 km
right ascension of ascending node: 159.1192°
argument of perigee: 352.6339°
revolutions per day: 11.44140682
mean anomaly at epoch: 5.2326°
orbit number at epoch: 14478

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

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