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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   20054.52538029 -.00000045 +00000-0 -15025-4 0  9996
2    20 033.3411 231.4702 1666831 017.0603 347.9772 11.55682223217303
Epoch (UTC): 23 February 2020 12:36:32
Eccentricity: 0.1666831
inclination: 33.3411°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 231.4702°
argument of perigee: 17.0603°
revolutions per day: 11.55682223
mean anomaly at epoch: 347.9772°
orbit number at epoch: 21730

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

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