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Vanguard 3 - 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    20U 59007A   17227.45048610 +.00000048 +00000-0 +13866-4 0  9990
2    20 033.3427 275.7738 1667280 166.6213 198.4795 11.55423769110615
Epoch (UTC): 15 August 2017 10:48:41
Eccentricity: 0.1667280
inclination: 33.3427°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 275.7738°
argument of perigee: 166.6213°
revolutions per day: 11.55423769
mean anomaly at epoch: 198.4795°
orbit number at epoch: 11061

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

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