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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 00020U 59007A   17348.81007413  .00000241  00000-0  10620-3 0  9999
2 00020  33.3391 203.6432 1666261  90.1544 288.9150 11.55492432124698
Epoch (UTC): 14 December 2017 19:26:30
Eccentricity: 0.1666261
inclination: 33.3391°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 203.6432°
argument of perigee: 90.1544°
revolutions per day: 11.55492432
mean anomaly at epoch: 288.9150°
orbit number at epoch: 12469

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

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