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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   17320.36505716 +.00000437 +00000-0 +16895-3 0  9995
2    20 033.3546 304.9400 1666254 299.2923 045.1257 11.55470695121364
Epoch (UTC): 16 November 2017 08:45:40
Eccentricity: 0.1666254
inclination: 33.3546°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 304.9400°
argument of perigee: 299.2923°
revolutions per day: 11.55470695
mean anomaly at epoch: 45.1257°
orbit number at epoch: 12136

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

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