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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   16206.96338556 +.00000294 +00000-0 +10704-3 0  9993
2    20 033.3519 211.9059 1667855 277.5625 063.9391 11.55217217065900
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2016 23:07:16
Eccentricity: 0.1667855
inclination: 33.3519°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 211.9059°
argument of perigee: 277.5625°
revolutions per day: 11.55217217
mean anomaly at epoch: 63.9391°
orbit number at epoch: 6590

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

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