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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   16177.75038352  .00000269  00000-0  11428-3 0  9994
2 00020  33.3438 315.8794 1666893 122.7241 254.5107 11.55197498 62566
Epoch (UTC): 25 June 2016 18:00:33
Eccentricity: 0.1666893
inclination: 33.3438°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 315.8794°
argument of perigee: 122.7241°
revolutions per day: 11.55197498
mean anomaly at epoch: 254.5107°
orbit number at epoch: 6256

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

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