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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   15238.57361968  .00000515  00000-0  20021-3 0  9996
2 00020 033.3546 318.4748 1670803 310.7313 035.9501 11.55003820 27373
Epoch (UTC): 26 August 2015 13:46:00
Eccentricity: 0.1670803
inclination: 33.3546°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3270 km
right ascension of ascending node: 318.4748°
argument of perigee: 310.7313°
revolutions per day: 11.55003820
mean anomaly at epoch: 35.9501°
orbit number at epoch: 2737

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

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