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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   17023.80190157 +.00000193 +00000-0 +73112-4 0  9998
2    20 033.3436 280.9533 1668060 166.8479 198.1727 11.55401516087058
Epoch (UTC): 23 January 2017 19:14:44
Eccentricity: 0.1668060
inclination: 33.3436°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 280.9533°
argument of perigee: 166.8479°
revolutions per day: 11.55401516
mean anomaly at epoch: 198.1727°
orbit number at epoch: 8705

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

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