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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   15086.18962048  .00002437  00000-0  99623-3 0  9999
2 00020 033.3493 140.4977 1670415 223.6527 121.9334 11.54508788  9753
Epoch (UTC): 27 March 2015 04:33:03
Eccentricity: 0.1670415
inclination: 33.3493°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3272 km
right ascension of ascending node: 140.4977°
argument of perigee: 223.6527°
revolutions per day: 11.54508788
mean anomaly at epoch: 121.9334°
orbit number at epoch: 975

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

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