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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   16343.55064915  .00000463  00000-0  17424-3 0  9999
2 00020  33.3563  85.6438 1669437 281.6268  60.2333 11.55378221 81731
Epoch (UTC): 08 December 2016 13:12:56
Eccentricity: 0.1669437
inclination: 33.3563°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3267 km
right ascension of ascending node: 85.6438°
argument of perigee: 281.6268°
revolutions per day: 11.55378221
mean anomaly at epoch: 60.2333°
orbit number at epoch: 8173

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

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