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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   19018.01634767  .00000105  00000-0  50358-4 0  9997
2    20  33.3387 221.7403 1665582  47.3395 325.6051 11.55584106170875
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2019 00:23:32
Eccentricity: 0.1665582
inclination: 33.3387°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 221.7403°
argument of perigee: 47.3395°
revolutions per day: 11.55584106
mean anomaly at epoch: 325.6051°
orbit number at epoch: 17087

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

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