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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   17115.59462183 +.00000166 +00000-0 +55399-4 0  9994
2    20 033.3561 314.0962 1668622 293.5434 049.8820 11.55428104097706
Epoch (UTC): 25 April 2017 14:16:15
Eccentricity: 0.1668622
inclination: 33.3561°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 314.0962°
argument of perigee: 293.5434°
revolutions per day: 11.55428104
mean anomaly at epoch: 49.8820°
orbit number at epoch: 9770

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

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