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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   17322.95877098 +.00000405 +00000-0 +15836-3 0  9996
2    20 033.3524 295.7067 1666171 313.0429 034.1891 11.55472349121663
Epoch (UTC): 18 November 2017 23:00:37
Eccentricity: 0.1666171
inclination: 33.3524°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 295.7067°
argument of perigee: 313.0429°
revolutions per day: 11.55472349
mean anomaly at epoch: 34.1891°
orbit number at epoch: 12166

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

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