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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    20U 59007A   16267.65258702 +.00000757 +00000-0 +29444-3 0  9995
2    20 033.3563 355.8714 1668504 239.3010 103.2734 11.55286433072926
Epoch (UTC): 23 September 2016 15:39:43
Eccentricity: 0.1668504
inclination: 33.3563°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 355.8714°
argument of perigee: 239.3010°
revolutions per day: 11.55286433
mean anomaly at epoch: 103.2734°
orbit number at epoch: 7292

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

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