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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   14296.14507201  .00000821  00000-0  33840-3 0  6051
2 00020 033.3446 331.5092 1674806 123.1563 254.0964 11.54089873991840
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2014 03:28:54
Eccentricity: 0.1674806
inclination: 33.3446°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3278 km
right ascension of ascending node: 331.5092°
argument of perigee: 123.1563°
revolutions per day: 11.54089873
mean anomaly at epoch: 254.0964°
orbit number at epoch: 99184

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

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