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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   16237.83591354  .00000420  00000-0  18142-3 0  9995
2 00020  33.3422 102.0155 1667028  81.2284 297.2688 11.55242397 69512
Epoch (UTC): 24 August 2016 20:03:42
Eccentricity: 0.1667028
inclination: 33.3422°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 102.0155°
argument of perigee: 81.2284°
revolutions per day: 11.55242397
mean anomaly at epoch: 297.2688°
orbit number at epoch: 6951

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

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