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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   17018.87685013  .00000169  00000-0  68868-4 0  9994
2 00020  33.3438 298.4930 1668006 140.7259 232.7047 11.55399734 86510
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2017 21:02:39
Eccentricity: 0.1668006
inclination: 33.3438°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 298.4930°
argument of perigee: 140.7259°
revolutions per day: 11.55399734
mean anomaly at epoch: 232.7047°
orbit number at epoch: 8651

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

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