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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   14354.81504822  .00001395  00000-0  58122-3 0  6480
2 00020 033.3425 123.0321 1673357 073.5451 304.1887 11.54217243998628
Epoch (UTC): 20 December 2014 19:33:40
Eccentricity: 0.1673357
inclination: 33.3425°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3276 km
right ascension of ascending node: 123.0321°
argument of perigee: 73.5451°
revolutions per day: 11.54217243
mean anomaly at epoch: 304.1887°
orbit number at epoch: 99862

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

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