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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 00020U 59007A   18015.52157853  .00000332  00000-0  12012-3 0  9991
2 00020  33.3565  90.7063 1667541 258.3408  82.6090 11.55510603128355
Epoch (UTC): 15 January 2018 12:31:04
Eccentricity: 0.1667541
inclination: 33.3565°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 90.7063°
argument of perigee: 258.3408°
revolutions per day: 11.55510603
mean anomaly at epoch: 82.6090°
orbit number at epoch: 12835

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

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