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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   21059.50490307  .00000087  00000-0  26143-4 0  9993
2 00020  33.3483 349.8034 1665904 185.1120 173.0244 11.55800672260237
Epoch (UTC): 28 February 2021 12:07:03
Eccentricity: 0.1665904
inclination: 33.3483°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3261 km
right ascension of ascending node: 349.8034°
argument of perigee: 185.1120°
revolutions per day: 11.55800672
mean anomaly at epoch: 173.0244°
orbit number at epoch: 26023

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

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