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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   18347.40246406 -.00000018  00000-0 -21522-4 0  9999
2    20  33.3532 348.5718 1666952 218.4713 128.4647 11.55581478166752
Epoch (UTC): 13 December 2018 09:39:32
Eccentricity: 0.1666952
inclination: 33.3532°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 348.5718°
argument of perigee: 218.4713°
revolutions per day: 11.55581478
mean anomaly at epoch: 128.4647°
orbit number at epoch: 16675

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

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