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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   18141.01849975 +.00000157 +00000-0 +51699-4 0  9998
2    20 033.3510 003.7079 1667786 203.8824 147.4731 11.55582055142846
Epoch (UTC): 21 May 2018 00:26:38
Eccentricity: 0.1667786
inclination: 33.3510°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.7079°
argument of perigee: 203.8824°
revolutions per day: 11.55582055
mean anomaly at epoch: 147.4731°
orbit number at epoch: 14284

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

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