User: anonymous   Login
Location: Fort Wayne
(41.1310°N, 85.1290°W)
Time: 23:02:21
(UTC-05:00)
Language:

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   17328.23300980 +.00000483 +00000-0 +19644-3 0  9991
2    20 033.3476 276.9272 1665945 341.0144 013.4869 11.55477336122275
Epoch (UTC): 24 November 2017 05:35:32
Eccentricity: 0.1665945
inclination: 33.3476°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 276.9272°
argument of perigee: 341.0144°
revolutions per day: 11.55477336
mean anomaly at epoch: 13.4869°
orbit number at epoch: 12227

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

DLR