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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   18141.96879556  .00000152  00000-0  48861-4 0  9992
2 00020  33.3517   0.3230 1667831 208.9225 140.7956 11.55582317142988
Epoch (UTC): 21 May 2018 23:15:03
Eccentricity: 0.1667831
inclination: 33.3517°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 0.3230°
argument of perigee: 208.9225°
revolutions per day: 11.55582317
mean anomaly at epoch: 140.7956°
orbit number at epoch: 14298

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

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