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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   16148.95443196 +.00000159 +00000-0 +59889-4 0  9992
2    20 033.3505 058.3708 1668116 330.0704 021.3919 11.55180828059198
Epoch (UTC): 27 May 2016 22:54:22
Eccentricity: 0.1668116
inclination: 33.3505°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3267 km
right ascension of ascending node: 58.3708°
argument of perigee: 330.0704°
revolutions per day: 11.55180828
mean anomaly at epoch: 21.3919°
orbit number at epoch: 5919

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

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