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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    20U 59007A   17085.95382690 +.00000102 +00000-0 +42242-4 0  9997
2    20 033.3431 059.6335 1667628 136.4001 238.1164 11.55420409094248
Epoch (UTC): 26 March 2017 22:53:30
Eccentricity: 0.1667628
inclination: 33.3431°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 59.6335°
argument of perigee: 136.4001°
revolutions per day: 11.55420409
mean anomaly at epoch: 238.1164°
orbit number at epoch: 9424

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

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