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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   15030.90624610  .00001513  00000-0  61191-3 0  6785
2 00020 033.3538 337.0175 1672211 290.9572 052.0410 11.54304700  3368
Epoch (UTC): 30 January 2015 21:44:59
Eccentricity: 0.1672211
inclination: 33.3538°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3275 km
right ascension of ascending node: 337.0175°
argument of perigee: 290.9572°
revolutions per day: 11.54304700
mean anomaly at epoch: 52.0410°
orbit number at epoch: 336

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

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