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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   16340.78428916  .00000423  00000-0  15677-3 0  9990
2 00020  33.3559  95.4903 1669442 266.9708  73.9468 11.55375760 81413
Epoch (UTC): 05 December 2016 18:49:22
Eccentricity: 0.1669442
inclination: 33.3559°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3267 km
right ascension of ascending node: 95.4903°
argument of perigee: 266.9708°
revolutions per day: 11.55375760
mean anomaly at epoch: 73.9468°
orbit number at epoch: 8141

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

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