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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   21163.88951591 -.00000061  00000-0 -20946-4 0  9996
2 00020  33.3460 337.8682 1666102  18.8788 346.6765 11.55803632272318
Epoch (UTC): 12 June 2021 21:20:54
Eccentricity: 0.1666102
inclination: 33.3460°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 337.8682°
argument of perigee: 18.8788°
revolutions per day: 11.55803632
mean anomaly at epoch: 346.6765°
orbit number at epoch: 27231

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

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