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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   17112.82817282 +.00000183 +00000-0 +60572-4 0  9999
2    20 033.3574 323.9442 1668664 278.8834 062.7223 11.55427501097350
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2017 19:52:34
Eccentricity: 0.1668664
inclination: 33.3574°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 323.9442°
argument of perigee: 278.8834°
revolutions per day: 11.55427501
mean anomaly at epoch: 62.7223°
orbit number at epoch: 9735

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

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