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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   15027.01224958  .00001022  00000-0  40598-3 0  6765
2 00020 033.3572 350.8517 1672695 270.3571 070.6379 11.54293568  2915
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2015 00:17:38
Eccentricity: 0.1672695
inclination: 33.3572°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3275 km
right ascension of ascending node: 350.8517°
argument of perigee: 270.3571°
revolutions per day: 11.54293568
mean anomaly at epoch: 70.6379°
orbit number at epoch: 291

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

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