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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   17296.59971595 +.00000375 +00000-0 +14826-3 0  9997
2    20 033.3460 029.5445 1665614 173.2985 189.3168 11.55453041118618
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2017 14:23:35
Eccentricity: 0.1665614
inclination: 33.3460°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 29.5445°
argument of perigee: 173.2985°
revolutions per day: 11.55453041
mean anomaly at epoch: 189.3168°
orbit number at epoch: 11861

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

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