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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   16043.22217452  .00000234  00000-0  97107-4 0  9999
2 00020  33.3434  74.6985 1669574 129.7684 246.2306 11.55139440 47005
Epoch (UTC): 12 February 2016 05:19:55
Eccentricity: 0.1669574
inclination: 33.3434°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3268 km
right ascension of ascending node: 74.6985°
argument of perigee: 129.7684°
revolutions per day: 11.55139440
mean anomaly at epoch: 246.2306°
orbit number at epoch: 4700

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

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