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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   16241.55349580  .00000482  00000-0  20524-3 0  9996
2 00020  33.3423  88.7824 1667114 100.9346 278.2506 11.55246275 69944
Epoch (UTC): 28 August 2016 13:17:02
Eccentricity: 0.1667114
inclination: 33.3423°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 88.7824°
argument of perigee: 100.9346°
revolutions per day: 11.55246275
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.2506°
orbit number at epoch: 6994

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

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