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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   21016.72952831  .00000136  00000-0  47371-4 0  9996
2 00020  33.3500 142.2257 1666536 318.1132  30.3037 11.55792196255287
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2021 17:30:31
Eccentricity: 0.1666536
inclination: 33.3500°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 142.2257°
argument of perigee: 318.1132°
revolutions per day: 11.55792196
mean anomaly at epoch: 30.3037°
orbit number at epoch: 25528

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

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