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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   14259.01100148  .00000512  00000-0  19581-3 0  5709
2 00020 033.3521 103.4471 1675399 286.7038 055.6796 11.54042214987540
Epoch (UTC): 16 September 2014 00:15:50
Eccentricity: 0.1675399
inclination: 33.3521°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3279 km
right ascension of ascending node: 103.4471°
argument of perigee: 286.7038°
revolutions per day: 11.54042214
mean anomaly at epoch: 55.6796°
orbit number at epoch: 98754

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

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