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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   18048.20119710  .00000347  00000-0  14956-3 0  9997
2 00020  33.3449 334.3264 1667602  71.6229 305.8016 11.55532418132149
Epoch (UTC): 17 February 2018 04:49:43
Eccentricity: 0.1667602
inclination: 33.3449°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 334.3264°
argument of perigee: 71.6229°
revolutions per day: 11.55532418
mean anomaly at epoch: 305.8016°
orbit number at epoch: 13214

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

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