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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   14273.64100399  .00000339  00000-0  14024-3 0  5896
2 00020 033.3450 051.4637 1674723 004.1071 357.1542 11.54058280989233
Epoch (UTC): 30 September 2014 15:23:02
Eccentricity: 0.1674723
inclination: 33.3450°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3278 km
right ascension of ascending node: 51.4637°
argument of perigee: 4.1071°
revolutions per day: 11.54058280
mean anomaly at epoch: 357.1542°
orbit number at epoch: 98923

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

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