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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   15141.46612660  .00002115  00000-0  87000-3 0  9993
2 00020 033.3438 303.9509 1669538 156.3600 212.3628 11.54800649 16140
Epoch (UTC): 21 May 2015 11:11:13
Eccentricity: 0.1669538
inclination: 33.3438°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3270 km
right ascension of ascending node: 303.9509°
argument of perigee: 156.3600°
revolutions per day: 11.54800649
mean anomaly at epoch: 212.3628°
orbit number at epoch: 1614

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

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