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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   18198.92842319 +.00000037 +00000-0 +12453-4 0  9997
2    20 033.3408 157.4386 1667185 151.0193 219.4241 11.55589864149541
Epoch (UTC): 17 July 2018 22:16:55
Eccentricity: 0.1667185
inclination: 33.3408°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 157.4386°
argument of perigee: 151.0193°
revolutions per day: 11.55589864
mean anomaly at epoch: 219.4241°
orbit number at epoch: 14954

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

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