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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   15243.50396530  .00000552  00000-0  22090-3 0  9997
2 00020 033.3496 300.9316 1670440 336.8512 016.4606 11.55009798 27944
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2015 12:05:42
Eccentricity: 0.1670440
inclination: 33.3496°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3270 km
right ascension of ascending node: 300.9316°
argument of perigee: 336.8512°
revolutions per day: 11.55009798
mean anomaly at epoch: 16.4606°
orbit number at epoch: 2794

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

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