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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   17022.85150003  .00000182  00000-0  69792-4 0  9995
2 00020  33.3436 284.3382 1668040 161.8065 205.0299 11.55401116 86970
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2017 20:26:09
Eccentricity: 0.1668040
inclination: 33.3436°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 284.3382°
argument of perigee: 161.8065°
revolutions per day: 11.55401116
mean anomaly at epoch: 205.0299°
orbit number at epoch: 8697

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

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