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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   16126.21585007  .00000332  00000-0  12298-3 0  9990
2 00020  33.3466 139.2871 1668610 209.6064 139.8920 11.55169183 56592
Epoch (UTC): 05 May 2016 05:10:49
Eccentricity: 0.1668610
inclination: 33.3466°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3267 km
right ascension of ascending node: 139.2871°
argument of perigee: 209.6064°
revolutions per day: 11.55169183
mean anomaly at epoch: 139.8920°
orbit number at epoch: 5659

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

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