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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   18021.57226993 +.00000358 +00000-0 +13370-3 0  9991
2    20 033.3561 069.1660 1667739 290.4077 052.5543 11.55514253129021
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2018 13:44:04
Eccentricity: 0.1667739
inclination: 33.3561°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 69.1660°
argument of perigee: 290.4077°
revolutions per day: 11.55514253
mean anomaly at epoch: 52.5543°
orbit number at epoch: 12902

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

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