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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   16125.17879031  .00000369  00000-0  13917-3 0  9996
2 00020  33.3457 142.9787 1668563 204.1092 147.1659 11.55168651 56474
Epoch (UTC): 04 May 2016 04:17:27
Eccentricity: 0.1668563
inclination: 33.3457°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3267 km
right ascension of ascending node: 142.9787°
argument of perigee: 204.1092°
revolutions per day: 11.55168651
mean anomaly at epoch: 147.1659°
orbit number at epoch: 5647

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

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