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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   14352.47831449  .00000984  00000-0  41215-3 0  6464
2 00020 033.3420 131.3358 1673356 061.1831 314.6468 11.54212419998350
Epoch (UTC): 18 December 2014 11:28:46
Eccentricity: 0.1673356
inclination: 33.3420°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3276 km
right ascension of ascending node: 131.3358°
argument of perigee: 61.1831°
revolutions per day: 11.54212419
mean anomaly at epoch: 314.6468°
orbit number at epoch: 99835

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

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