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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   17292.53904283 +.00000254 +00000-0 +10250-3 0  9990
2    20 033.3438 044.0052 1665636 151.7577 218.4424 11.55450217118140
Epoch (UTC): 19 October 2017 12:56:13
Eccentricity: 0.1665636
inclination: 33.3438°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 44.0052°
argument of perigee: 151.7577°
revolutions per day: 11.55450217
mean anomaly at epoch: 218.4424°
orbit number at epoch: 11814

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

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