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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   17022.93790091 +.00000178 +00000-0 +67980-4 0  9993
2    20 033.3436 284.0305 1668044 162.2647 204.4094 11.55401117086952
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2017 22:30:34
Eccentricity: 0.1668044
inclination: 33.3436°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 284.0305°
argument of perigee: 162.2647°
revolutions per day: 11.55401117
mean anomaly at epoch: 204.4094°
orbit number at epoch: 8695

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

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