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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   20028.16236805 -.00000081  00000-0 -48041-4 0  9998
2    20  33.3559 325.3809 1667826 237.2503 105.6434 11.55685720214280
Epoch (UTC): 28 January 2020 03:53:48
Eccentricity: 0.1667826
inclination: 33.3559°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 325.3809°
argument of perigee: 237.2503°
revolutions per day: 11.55685720
mean anomaly at epoch: 105.6434°
orbit number at epoch: 21428

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

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