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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    20U 59007A   17118.88005681 +.00000077 +00000-0 +22201-4 0  9992
2    20 033.3534 302.3998 1668507 310.9573 035.7908 11.55428369098058
Epoch (UTC): 28 April 2017 21:07:16
Eccentricity: 0.1668507
inclination: 33.3534°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 302.3998°
argument of perigee: 310.9573°
revolutions per day: 11.55428369
mean anomaly at epoch: 35.7908°
orbit number at epoch: 9805

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

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