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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   20026.86638644 -.00000071  00000-0 -43989-4 0  9995
2    20  33.3552 329.9968 1667742 230.3798 113.7488 11.55686045214130
Epoch (UTC): 26 January 2020 20:47:35
Eccentricity: 0.1667742
inclination: 33.3552°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 329.9968°
argument of perigee: 230.3798°
revolutions per day: 11.55686045
mean anomaly at epoch: 113.7488°
orbit number at epoch: 21413

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

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