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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   14328.76108233  .00000809  00000-0  31858-3 0  6274
2 00020 033.3486 215.6291 1674584 295.6623 048.0510 11.54155096995609
Epoch (UTC): 24 November 2014 18:15:57
Eccentricity: 0.1674584
inclination: 33.3486°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3278 km
right ascension of ascending node: 215.6291°
argument of perigee: 295.6623°
revolutions per day: 11.54155096
mean anomaly at epoch: 48.0510°
orbit number at epoch: 99560

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

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