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(32.6128°N, 116.3319°W)
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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   17291.58861476 +.00000260 +00000-0 +10614-3 0  9991
2    20 033.3435 047.3897 1665651 146.7162 225.0237 11.55449748118032
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2017 14:07:36
Eccentricity: 0.1665651
inclination: 33.3435°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 47.3897°
argument of perigee: 146.7162°
revolutions per day: 11.55449748
mean anomaly at epoch: 225.0237°
orbit number at epoch: 11803

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

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