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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   17060.53753117  .00000239  00000-0  98477-4 0  9992
2 00020  33.3438 150.1471 1667708   1.6002 358.9157 11.55414108 91335
Epoch (UTC): 01 March 2017 12:54:02
Eccentricity: 0.1667708
inclination: 33.3438°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 150.1471°
argument of perigee: 1.6002°
revolutions per day: 11.55414108
mean anomaly at epoch: 358.9157°
orbit number at epoch: 9133

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

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