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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   17264.87720347 +.00000139 +00000-0 +58753-4 0  9996
2    20 033.3425 142.5109 1666224 005.0419 356.4899 11.55433729114945
Epoch (UTC): 21 September 2017 21:03:10
Eccentricity: 0.1666224
inclination: 33.3425°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 142.5109°
argument of perigee: 5.0419°
revolutions per day: 11.55433729
mean anomaly at epoch: 356.4899°
orbit number at epoch: 11494

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

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