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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   16120.16660302  .00000228  00000-0  85840-4 0  9998
2 00020  33.3421 160.8226 1668435 177.5346 183.4804 11.55165257 55894
Epoch (UTC): 29 April 2016 03:59:54
Eccentricity: 0.1668435
inclination: 33.3421°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3267 km
right ascension of ascending node: 160.8226°
argument of perigee: 177.5346°
revolutions per day: 11.55165257
mean anomaly at epoch: 183.4804°
orbit number at epoch: 5589

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

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