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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   18198.32367974  .00000031  00000-0  10796-4 0  9992
2 00020  33.3405 159.5933 1667195 147.8106 223.6166 11.55589832149501
Epoch (UTC): 17 July 2018 07:46:05
Eccentricity: 0.1667195
inclination: 33.3405°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 159.5933°
argument of perigee: 147.8106°
revolutions per day: 11.55589832
mean anomaly at epoch: 223.6166°
orbit number at epoch: 14950

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

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