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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   15123.13213684  .00001692  00000-0  70973-3 0  9990
2 00020 033.3449 009.1564 1669388 059.2417 316.1982 11.54702015 14038
Epoch (UTC): 03 May 2015 03:10:16
Eccentricity: 0.1669388
inclination: 33.3449°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3270 km
right ascension of ascending node: 9.1564°
argument of perigee: 59.2417°
revolutions per day: 11.54702015
mean anomaly at epoch: 316.1982°
orbit number at epoch: 1403

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

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