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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   20059.53936412 -.00000072 +00000-0 -22480-4 0  9993
2    20 033.3402 213.6030 1666785 043.6642 328.4378 11.55681613217886
Epoch (UTC): 28 February 2020 12:56:41
Eccentricity: 0.1666785
inclination: 33.3402°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 213.6030°
argument of perigee: 43.6642°
revolutions per day: 11.55681613
mean anomaly at epoch: 328.4378°
orbit number at epoch: 21788

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

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