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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   17086.29947264 +.00000110 +00000-0 +45084-4 0  9995
2    20 033.3432 058.4026 1667629 138.2328 235.8348 11.55420508094288
Epoch (UTC): 27 March 2017 07:11:14
Eccentricity: 0.1667629
inclination: 33.3432°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 58.4026°
argument of perigee: 138.2328°
revolutions per day: 11.55420508
mean anomaly at epoch: 235.8348°
orbit number at epoch: 9428

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

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