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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   14304.36322536  .00000555  00000-0  22125-3 0  6116
2 00020 033.3479 302.3019 1674847 166.6504 198.4657 11.54105951992783
Epoch (UTC): 31 October 2014 08:43:02
Eccentricity: 0.1674847
inclination: 33.3479°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3278 km
right ascension of ascending node: 302.3019°
argument of perigee: 166.6504°
revolutions per day: 11.54105951
mean anomaly at epoch: 198.4657°
orbit number at epoch: 99278

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

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