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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   18289.14981136 -.00000027  00000-0 -25775-4 0  9995
2    20  33.3548 196.0711 1668769 269.5142  71.4907 11.55585906160018
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2018 03:35:43
Eccentricity: 0.1668769
inclination: 33.3548°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 196.0711°
argument of perigee: 269.5142°
revolutions per day: 11.55585906
mean anomaly at epoch: 71.4907°
orbit number at epoch: 16001

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

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