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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   18170.57833230  .00000059  00000-0  24617-4 0  9999
2 00020  33.3446 258.4370 1667314   0.6260 359.6016 11.55587871146298
Epoch (UTC): 19 June 2018 13:52:47
Eccentricity: 0.1667314
inclination: 33.3446°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 258.4370°
argument of perigee: 0.6260°
revolutions per day: 11.55587871
mean anomaly at epoch: 359.6016°
orbit number at epoch: 14629

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

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