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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   17144.47336329 -.00000028 +00000-0 -41104-5 0  9994
2    20 033.3412 211.2535 1668194 086.6742 292.2412 11.55427449101058
Epoch (UTC): 24 May 2017 11:21:38
Eccentricity: 0.1668194
inclination: 33.3412°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 211.2535°
argument of perigee: 86.6742°
revolutions per day: 11.55427449
mean anomaly at epoch: 292.2412°
orbit number at epoch: 10105

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

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