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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   17289.60125695 +.00000297 +00000-0 +12377-3 0  9995
2    20 033.3430 054.4666 1665680 136.1757 238.3759 11.55448765117803
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2017 14:25:48
Eccentricity: 0.1665680
inclination: 33.3430°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 54.4666°
argument of perigee: 136.1757°
revolutions per day: 11.55448765
mean anomaly at epoch: 238.3759°
orbit number at epoch: 11780

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

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