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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   17265.13661292  .00000136  00000-0  57987-4 0  9994
2 00020  33.3423 141.5870 1666218   6.4180 355.5192 11.55433791115003
Epoch (UTC): 22 September 2017 03:16:43
Eccentricity: 0.1666218
inclination: 33.3423°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 141.5870°
argument of perigee: 6.4180°
revolutions per day: 11.55433791
mean anomaly at epoch: 355.5192°
orbit number at epoch: 11500

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

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