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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   16204.36962781 +.00000331 +00000-0 +12124-3 0  9998
2    20 033.3522 221.1356 1667885 263.8231 077.0653 11.55215746065600
Epoch (UTC): 22 July 2016 08:52:15
Eccentricity: 0.1667885
inclination: 33.3522°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 221.1356°
argument of perigee: 263.8231°
revolutions per day: 11.55215746
mean anomaly at epoch: 77.0653°
orbit number at epoch: 6560

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

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