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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   17179.21228220 +.00000008 +00000-0 -11486-4 0  9990
2    20 033.3570 087.5427 1669013 270.8656 070.1937 11.55427373105032
Epoch (UTC): 28 June 2017 05:05:41
Eccentricity: 0.1669013
inclination: 33.3570°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 87.5427°
argument of perigee: 270.8656°
revolutions per day: 11.55427373
mean anomaly at epoch: 70.1937°
orbit number at epoch: 10503

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

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