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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   21022.69391846  .00000111  00000-0  43674-4 0  9997
2 00020  33.3461 120.9737 1666067 349.7577   7.2682 11.55793486255979
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2021 16:39:14
Eccentricity: 0.1666067
inclination: 33.3461°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 120.9737°
argument of perigee: 349.7577°
revolutions per day: 11.55793486
mean anomaly at epoch: 7.2682°
orbit number at epoch: 25597

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

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