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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   14261.86745859  .00000477  00000-0  18380-3 0  5727
2 00020 033.3497 093.2995 1675258 301.8086 042.9985 11.54045306987875
Epoch (UTC): 18 September 2014 20:49:08
Eccentricity: 0.1675258
inclination: 33.3497°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3279 km
right ascension of ascending node: 93.2995°
argument of perigee: 301.8086°
revolutions per day: 11.54045306
mean anomaly at epoch: 42.9985°
orbit number at epoch: 98787

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

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