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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   15106.95198952  .00003595  00000-0  14854-2 0  9990
2 00020 033.3480 066.6970 1669973 333.5329 018.8609 11.54609875 12155
Epoch (UTC): 16 April 2015 22:50:51
Eccentricity: 0.1669973
inclination: 33.3480°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3271 km
right ascension of ascending node: 66.6970°
argument of perigee: 333.5329°
revolutions per day: 11.54609875
mean anomaly at epoch: 18.8609°
orbit number at epoch: 1215

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

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