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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   14232.27645131  .00000142  00000-0  57140-4 0  5550
2 00020 033.3427 198.4122 1674533 145.3093 226.9105 11.54017176984466
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2014 06:38:05
Eccentricity: 0.1674533
inclination: 33.3427°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3278 km
right ascension of ascending node: 198.4122°
argument of perigee: 145.3093°
revolutions per day: 11.54017176
mean anomaly at epoch: 226.9105°
orbit number at epoch: 98446

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

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