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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   16040.54246787  .00000204  00000-0  87188-4 0  9999
2 00020  33.3434  84.2370 1669551 115.5658 262.6671 11.55137997 46695
Epoch (UTC): 09 February 2016 13:01:09
Eccentricity: 0.1669551
inclination: 33.3434°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3268 km
right ascension of ascending node: 84.2370°
argument of perigee: 115.5658°
revolutions per day: 11.55137997
mean anomaly at epoch: 262.6671°
orbit number at epoch: 4669

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

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