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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   18052.86884271 +.00000318 +00000-0 +13601-3 0  9999
2    20 033.3443 317.7031 1667702 096.3745 282.8553 11.55535668132643
Epoch (UTC): 21 February 2018 20:51:08
Eccentricity: 0.1667702
inclination: 33.3443°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 317.7031°
argument of perigee: 96.3745°
revolutions per day: 11.55535668
mean anomaly at epoch: 282.8553°
orbit number at epoch: 13264

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

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