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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   18291.05134343 -.00000041  00000-0 -30232-4 0  9998
2    20  33.3544 189.3001 1668719 279.5915  62.0777 11.55585634160238
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2018 01:13:56
Eccentricity: 0.1668719
inclination: 33.3544°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 189.3001°
argument of perigee: 279.5915°
revolutions per day: 11.55585634
mean anomaly at epoch: 62.0777°
orbit number at epoch: 16023

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

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