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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   15212.54977779  .00000914  00000-0  36655-3 0  9991
2 00020 033.3460 051.0585 1670430 172.9071 189.8644 11.54967670 24366
Epoch (UTC): 31 July 2015 13:11:40
Eccentricity: 0.1670430
inclination: 33.3460°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3270 km
right ascension of ascending node: 51.0585°
argument of perigee: 172.9071°
revolutions per day: 11.54967670
mean anomaly at epoch: 189.8644°
orbit number at epoch: 2436

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

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