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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   14294.58765076  .00000927  00000-0  38317-3 0  6043
2 00020 033.3446 337.0433 1674749 114.9161 263.4482 11.54087865991666
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2014 14:06:13
Eccentricity: 0.1674749
inclination: 33.3446°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3278 km
right ascension of ascending node: 337.0433°
argument of perigee: 114.9161°
revolutions per day: 11.54087865
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.4482°
orbit number at epoch: 99166

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

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