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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   17229.52401157 +.00000084 +00000-0 +26433-4 0  9993
2    20 033.3432 268.3883 1667315 177.6205 183.3611 11.55423983110856
Epoch (UTC): 17 August 2017 12:34:34
Eccentricity: 0.1667315
inclination: 33.3432°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 268.3883°
argument of perigee: 177.6205°
revolutions per day: 11.55423983
mean anomaly at epoch: 183.3611°
orbit number at epoch: 11085

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

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