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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   21023.55834592  .00000109  00000-0  43828-4 0  9991
2 00020  33.3457 117.8933 1666016 354.3451   4.0277 11.55793691256079
Epoch (UTC): 23 January 2021 13:24:01
Eccentricity: 0.1666016
inclination: 33.3457°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 117.8933°
argument of perigee: 354.3451°
revolutions per day: 11.55793691
mean anomaly at epoch: 4.0277°
orbit number at epoch: 25607

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

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