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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   15214.88339614  .00000966  00000-0  38499-3 0  9995
2 00020 033.3477 042.7535 1670488 185.2730 172.7964 11.54972022 24631
Epoch (UTC): 02 August 2015 21:12:05
Eccentricity: 0.1670488
inclination: 33.3477°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3270 km
right ascension of ascending node: 42.7535°
argument of perigee: 185.2730°
revolutions per day: 11.54972022
mean anomaly at epoch: 172.7964°
orbit number at epoch: 2463

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

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