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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   16269.20842083  .00000785  00000-0  30533-3 0  9991
2 00020  33.3571 350.3347 1668602 247.5441  94.0425 11.55288826 73131
Epoch (UTC): 25 September 2016 05:00:07
Eccentricity: 0.1668602
inclination: 33.3571°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 350.3347°
argument of perigee: 247.5441°
revolutions per day: 11.55288826
mean anomaly at epoch: 94.0425°
orbit number at epoch: 7313

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

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