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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   14293.54931120  .00000855  00000-0  35487-3 0  6037
2 00020 033.3447 340.7329 1674730 109.4228 269.4444 11.54086764991543
Epoch (UTC): 20 October 2014 13:11:00
Eccentricity: 0.1674730
inclination: 33.3447°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3278 km
right ascension of ascending node: 340.7329°
argument of perigee: 109.4228°
revolutions per day: 11.54086764
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.4444°
orbit number at epoch: 99154

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

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