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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   17228.48725365  .00000068  00000-0  21197-4 0  9991
2 00020  33.3429 272.0810 1667298 172.1210 190.9402 11.55423881110769
Epoch (UTC): 16 August 2017 11:41:38
Eccentricity: 0.1667298
inclination: 33.3429°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 272.0810°
argument of perigee: 172.1210°
revolutions per day: 11.55423881
mean anomaly at epoch: 190.9402°
orbit number at epoch: 11076

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

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