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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   16038.20827954  .00000123  00000-0  55777-4 0  9999
2 00020  33.3433  92.5452 1669515 103.1957 275.9524 11.55136654 46426
Epoch (UTC): 07 February 2016 04:59:55
Eccentricity: 0.1669515
inclination: 33.3433°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3268 km
right ascension of ascending node: 92.5452°
argument of perigee: 103.1957°
revolutions per day: 11.55136654
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.9524°
orbit number at epoch: 4642

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

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