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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   14244.04102425  .00000275  00000-0  99311-4 0  5599
2 00020 033.3530 156.6155 1675264 207.5621 142.5381 11.54027831985811
Epoch (UTC): 01 September 2014 00:59:04
Eccentricity: 0.1675264
inclination: 33.3530°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3279 km
right ascension of ascending node: 156.6155°
argument of perigee: 207.5621°
revolutions per day: 11.54027831
mean anomaly at epoch: 142.5381°
orbit number at epoch: 98581

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

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