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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   15124.77583950  .00001683  00000-0  70559-3 0  9997
2 00020 033.3448 003.3116 1669461 067.9490 308.9670 11.54707739 14227
Epoch (UTC): 04 May 2015 18:37:12
Eccentricity: 0.1669461
inclination: 33.3448°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3270 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.3116°
argument of perigee: 67.9490°
revolutions per day: 11.54707739
mean anomaly at epoch: 308.9670°
orbit number at epoch: 1422

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

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