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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   15087.48685526  .00002626  00000-0  10731-2 0  9998
2 00020 033.3506 135.8866 1670507 230.5184 113.5538 11.54515065  9907
Epoch (UTC): 28 March 2015 11:41:04
Eccentricity: 0.1670507
inclination: 33.3506°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3272 km
right ascension of ascending node: 135.8866°
argument of perigee: 230.5184°
revolutions per day: 11.54515065
mean anomaly at epoch: 113.5538°
orbit number at epoch: 990

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

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