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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   18140.84572128  .00000158  00000-0  52034-4 0  9996
2 00020  33.3509   4.3234 1667767 202.9662 148.6977 11.55581995142851
Epoch (UTC): 20 May 2018 20:17:50
Eccentricity: 0.1667767
inclination: 33.3509°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 4.3234°
argument of perigee: 202.9662°
revolutions per day: 11.55581995
mean anomaly at epoch: 148.6977°
orbit number at epoch: 14285

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

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