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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   18018.54676171 +.00000333 +00000-0 +12144-3 0  9992
2    20 033.3569 079.9368 1667709 274.3730 066.8958 11.55512320128678
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2018 13:07:20
Eccentricity: 0.1667709
inclination: 33.3569°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 79.9368°
argument of perigee: 274.3730°
revolutions per day: 11.55512320
mean anomaly at epoch: 66.8958°
orbit number at epoch: 12867

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

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