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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   17344.92011896 +.00000221 +00000-0 +99098-4 0  9992
2    20 033.3396 217.4967 1666188 069.5265 307.5913 11.55490051124204
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2017 22:04:58
Eccentricity: 0.1666188
inclination: 33.3396°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 217.4967°
argument of perigee: 69.5265°
revolutions per day: 11.55490051
mean anomaly at epoch: 307.5913°
orbit number at epoch: 12420

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

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