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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   17325.89846686 +.00000527 +00000-0 +21196-3 0  9992
2    20 033.3497 285.2401 1666041 328.6321 022.4564 11.55475406122000
Epoch (UTC): 21 November 2017 21:33:47
Eccentricity: 0.1666041
inclination: 33.3497°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 285.2401°
argument of perigee: 328.6321°
revolutions per day: 11.55475406
mean anomaly at epoch: 22.4564°
orbit number at epoch: 12200

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

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