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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   16044.43226645  .00000247  00000-0  10137-3 0  9998
2 00020  33.3435  70.3908 1669588 136.1825 238.4046 11.55140192 47143
Epoch (UTC): 13 February 2016 10:22:27
Eccentricity: 0.1669588
inclination: 33.3435°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3268 km
right ascension of ascending node: 70.3908°
argument of perigee: 136.1825°
revolutions per day: 11.55140192
mean anomaly at epoch: 238.4046°
orbit number at epoch: 4714

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

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