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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   20304.61162267 +.00000355 +00000-0 +12889-3 0  9997
2    20 033.3577 060.5543 1667498 263.7123 077.1800 11.55756565246247
Epoch (UTC): 30 October 2020 14:40:44
Eccentricity: 0.1667498
inclination: 33.3577°
perigee height: 507 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 60.5543°
argument of perigee: 263.7123°
revolutions per day: 11.55756565
mean anomaly at epoch: 77.1800°
orbit number at epoch: 24624

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

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