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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   17350.62519615 +.00000248 +00000-0 +10843-3 0  9997
2    20 033.3389 197.1790 1666290 099.7797 279.4173 11.55493445124860
Epoch (UTC): 16 December 2017 15:00:16
Eccentricity: 0.1666290
inclination: 33.3389°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 197.1790°
argument of perigee: 99.7797°
revolutions per day: 11.55493445
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.4173°
orbit number at epoch: 12486

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

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