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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   17117.92898324 +.00000081 +00000-0 +22727-4 0  9998
2    20 033.3542 305.7859 1668536 305.9155 039.7591 11.55428202097947
Epoch (UTC): 27 April 2017 22:17:44
Eccentricity: 0.1668536
inclination: 33.3542°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 305.7859°
argument of perigee: 305.9155°
revolutions per day: 11.55428202
mean anomaly at epoch: 39.7591°
orbit number at epoch: 9794

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

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