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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   20216.73382715 +.00000259 +00000-0 +10288-3 0  9998
2    20 033.3452 013.6402 1665159 157.5504 210.7458 11.55702206236074
Epoch (UTC): 03 August 2020 17:36:42
Eccentricity: 0.1665159
inclination: 33.3452°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3261 km
right ascension of ascending node: 13.6402°
argument of perigee: 157.5504°
revolutions per day: 11.55702206
mean anomaly at epoch: 210.7458°
orbit number at epoch: 23607

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

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