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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   18022.52320215 +.00000351 +00000-0 +13125-3 0  9990
2    20 033.3557 065.7805 1667737 295.4481 048.2926 11.55514778129132
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2018 12:33:24
Eccentricity: 0.1667737
inclination: 33.3557°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 65.7805°
argument of perigee: 295.4481°
revolutions per day: 11.55514778
mean anomaly at epoch: 48.2926°
orbit number at epoch: 12913

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

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