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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   17291.67501850 +.00000258 +00000-0 +10543-3 0  9996
2    20 033.3435 047.0821 1665650 147.1744 224.4304 11.55449791118043
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2017 16:12:01
Eccentricity: 0.1665650
inclination: 33.3435°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 47.0821°
argument of perigee: 147.1744°
revolutions per day: 11.55449791
mean anomaly at epoch: 224.4304°
orbit number at epoch: 11804

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

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