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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   17207.83165485 -.00000068 +00000-0 -19929-4 0  9990
2    20 033.3450 345.6347 1667727 062.5876 313.4403 11.55424306108349
Epoch (UTC): 26 July 2017 19:57:34
Eccentricity: 0.1667727
inclination: 33.3450°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 345.6347°
argument of perigee: 62.5876°
revolutions per day: 11.55424306
mean anomaly at epoch: 313.4403°
orbit number at epoch: 10834

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

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