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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   18172.22103964  .00000034  00000-0  16223-4 0  9994
2 00020  33.3432 252.5846 1667276   9.3419 353.4557 11.55587928146481
Epoch (UTC): 21 June 2018 05:18:17
Eccentricity: 0.1667276
inclination: 33.3432°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 252.5846°
argument of perigee: 9.3419°
revolutions per day: 11.55587928
mean anomaly at epoch: 353.4557°
orbit number at epoch: 14648

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

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