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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   17021.81467742  .00000167  00000-0  64526-4 0  9994
2 00020  33.3435 288.0308 1668017 156.3072 212.4244 11.55400673 86855
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2017 19:33:08
Eccentricity: 0.1668017
inclination: 33.3435°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 288.0308°
argument of perigee: 156.3072°
revolutions per day: 11.55400673
mean anomaly at epoch: 212.4244°
orbit number at epoch: 8685

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

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