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Location: George Washington National Forest Helicopter Landing Site
(38.6463°N, 79.0851°W)
Time: 15:50:07
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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   19228.88960155 +.00000140 +00000-0 +64142-4 0  9993
2    20 033.3404 190.6105 1667060 085.8378 293.0130 11.55673873195243
Epoch (UTC): 16 August 2019 21:21:01
Eccentricity: 0.1667060
inclination: 33.3404°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 190.6105°
argument of perigee: 85.8378°
revolutions per day: 11.55673873
mean anomaly at epoch: 293.0130°
orbit number at epoch: 19524

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

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