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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   17054.48459479  .00000166  00000-0  62225-4 0  9994
2 00020  33.3481 171.7035 1668166 329.4958  21.8124 11.55411569 90638
Epoch (UTC): 23 February 2017 11:37:48
Eccentricity: 0.1668166
inclination: 33.3481°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 171.7035°
argument of perigee: 329.4958°
revolutions per day: 11.55411569
mean anomaly at epoch: 21.8124°
orbit number at epoch: 9063

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

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