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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   15142.50348683  .00001919  00000-0  78789-3 0  9995
2 00020 033.3442 300.2610 1669519 161.8561 204.9695 11.54804652 16266
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2015 12:05:01
Eccentricity: 0.1669519
inclination: 33.3442°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3270 km
right ascension of ascending node: 300.2610°
argument of perigee: 161.8561°
revolutions per day: 11.54804652
mean anomaly at epoch: 204.9695°
orbit number at epoch: 1626

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

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