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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   18116.91187259 +.00000226 +00000-0 +99713-4 0  9995
2    20 033.3425 089.5792 1667697 076.0141 301.9598 11.55572587140056
Epoch (UTC): 26 April 2018 21:53:05
Eccentricity: 0.1667697
inclination: 33.3425°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 89.5792°
argument of perigee: 76.0141°
revolutions per day: 11.55572587
mean anomaly at epoch: 301.9598°
orbit number at epoch: 14005

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

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