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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 00020U 59007A   17294.61261775  .00000317  00000-0  12651-3 0  9990
2 00020  33.3448  36.6208 1665613 162.7577 203.7306 11.55451650118416
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2017 14:42:10
Eccentricity: 0.1665613
inclination: 33.3448°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 36.6208°
argument of perigee: 162.7577°
revolutions per day: 11.55451650
mean anomaly at epoch: 203.7306°
orbit number at epoch: 11841

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

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