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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   24050.76483293  .00001730  00000-0  69107-3 0  9993
2 00020  33.3472  73.8942 1655001 196.4423 157.5500 11.58152831386034
Epoch (UTC): 19 February 2024 18:21:21
Eccentricity: 0.1655001
inclination: 33.3472°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3239 km
right ascension of ascending node: 73.8942°
argument of perigee: 196.4423°
revolutions per day: 11.58152831
mean anomaly at epoch: 157.5500°
orbit number at epoch: 38603

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

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