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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   16151.89499448 +.00000230 +00000-0 +92583-4 0  9998
2    20 033.3483 047.9052 1667853 345.6567 010.1723 11.55182237059538
Epoch (UTC): 30 May 2016 21:28:47
Eccentricity: 0.1667853
inclination: 33.3483°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 47.9052°
argument of perigee: 345.6567°
revolutions per day: 11.55182237
mean anomaly at epoch: 10.1723°
orbit number at epoch: 5953

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

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