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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   15241.25499320  .00000642  00000-0  25490-3 0  9995
2 00020 033.3520 308.9344 1670601 324.9352 025.1625 11.55007612 27682
Epoch (UTC): 29 August 2015 06:07:11
Eccentricity: 0.1670601
inclination: 33.3520°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3270 km
right ascension of ascending node: 308.9344°
argument of perigee: 324.9352°
revolutions per day: 11.55007612
mean anomaly at epoch: 25.1625°
orbit number at epoch: 2768

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

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