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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   16179.73836847 +.00000256 +00000-0 +10732-3 0  9992
2    20 033.3437 308.8037 1666860 133.2630 241.9698 11.55198561062758
Epoch (UTC): 27 June 2016 17:43:15
Eccentricity: 0.1666860
inclination: 33.3437°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 308.8037°
argument of perigee: 133.2630°
revolutions per day: 11.55198561
mean anomaly at epoch: 241.9698°
orbit number at epoch: 6275

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

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