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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   18173.25853423  .00000027  00000-0  14024-4 0  9999
2 00020  33.3425 248.8883 1667261  14.8467 349.5543 11.55587969146600
Epoch (UTC): 22 June 2018 06:12:17
Eccentricity: 0.1667261
inclination: 33.3425°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 248.8883°
argument of perigee: 14.8467°
revolutions per day: 11.55587969
mean anomaly at epoch: 349.5543°
orbit number at epoch: 14660

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

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