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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   14209.51416126  .00000308  00000-0  13107-3 0  5391
2 00020 033.3420 279.2853 1674629 024.8828 342.3917 11.54001204981827
Epoch (UTC): 28 July 2014 12:20:23
Eccentricity: 0.1674629
inclination: 33.3420°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3279 km
right ascension of ascending node: 279.2853°
argument of perigee: 24.8828°
revolutions per day: 11.54001204
mean anomaly at epoch: 342.3917°
orbit number at epoch: 98182

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

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