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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   18196.94136417 +.00000022 +00000-0 +87110-5 0  9999
2    20 033.3401 164.5183 1667214 140.4769 233.0121 11.55589746149315
Epoch (UTC): 15 July 2018 22:35:33
Eccentricity: 0.1667214
inclination: 33.3401°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 164.5183°
argument of perigee: 140.4769°
revolutions per day: 11.55589746
mean anomaly at epoch: 233.0121°
orbit number at epoch: 14931

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

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