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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   16206.44461440  .00000314  00000-0  11493-3 0  9994
2 00020  33.3519 213.7519 1667864 274.8146  66.4817 11.55217016 65873
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2016 10:40:14
Eccentricity: 0.1667864
inclination: 33.3519°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3266 km
right ascension of ascending node: 213.7519°
argument of perigee: 274.8146°
revolutions per day: 11.55217016
mean anomaly at epoch: 66.4817°
orbit number at epoch: 6587

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

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