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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   18197.28694928 +.00000020 +00000-0 +74849-5 0  9996
2    20 033.3402 163.2871 1667209 142.3102 230.6891 11.55589749149356
Epoch (UTC): 16 July 2018 06:53:12
Eccentricity: 0.1667209
inclination: 33.3402°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 163.2871°
argument of perigee: 142.3102°
revolutions per day: 11.55589749
mean anomaly at epoch: 230.6891°
orbit number at epoch: 14935

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

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