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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   15059.89836140  .00001551  00000-0  65127-3 0  9998
2 00020 033.3404 233.9667 1670834 084.4275 294.3684 11.54405346  6720
Epoch (UTC): 28 February 2015 21:33:38
Eccentricity: 0.1670834
inclination: 33.3404°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3273 km
right ascension of ascending node: 233.9667°
argument of perigee: 84.4275°
revolutions per day: 11.54405346
mean anomaly at epoch: 294.3684°
orbit number at epoch: 672

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

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