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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   19139.43772513  .00000187  00000-0  70994-4 0  9997
2    20  33.3462 149.2775 1666806 331.3571  20.4576 11.55638590184927
Epoch (UTC): 19 May 2019 10:30:19
Eccentricity: 0.1666806
inclination: 33.3462°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 149.2775°
argument of perigee: 331.3571°
revolutions per day: 11.55638590
mean anomaly at epoch: 20.4576°
orbit number at epoch: 18492

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

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