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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   17347.08126969  .00000235  00000-0  10448-3 0  9996
2 00020  33.3393 209.8001 1666232  80.9866 297.4804 11.55491458124498
Epoch (UTC): 13 December 2017 01:57:01
Eccentricity: 0.1666232
inclination: 33.3393°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 209.8001°
argument of perigee: 80.9866°
revolutions per day: 11.55491458
mean anomaly at epoch: 297.4804°
orbit number at epoch: 12449

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

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