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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   19318.93119278 +.00000044 +00000-0 +57383-5 0  9994
2    20 033.3472 229.8321 1666911 203.5122 147.9727 11.55691337205665
Epoch (UTC): 14 November 2019 22:20:55
Eccentricity: 0.1666911
inclination: 33.3472°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 229.8321°
argument of perigee: 203.5122°
revolutions per day: 11.55691337
mean anomaly at epoch: 147.9727°
orbit number at epoch: 20566

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

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