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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    20U 59007A   16144.88972291 +.00000194 +00000-0 +69863-4 0  9995
2    20 033.3530 072.8358 1668483 308.5337 037.6883 11.55179716058729
Epoch (UTC): 23 May 2016 21:21:12
Eccentricity: 0.1668483
inclination: 33.3530°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3267 km
right ascension of ascending node: 72.8358°
argument of perigee: 308.5337°
revolutions per day: 11.55179716
mean anomaly at epoch: 37.6883°
orbit number at epoch: 5872

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

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