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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   21057.86390845  .00000107  00000-0  36091-4 0  9992
2    20  33.3473 355.6511 1665821 176.4029 185.0397 11.55800484260075
Epoch (UTC): 26 February 2021 20:44:01
Eccentricity: 0.1665821
inclination: 33.3473°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3261 km
right ascension of ascending node: 355.6511°
argument of perigee: 176.4029°
revolutions per day: 11.55800484
mean anomaly at epoch: 185.0397°
orbit number at epoch: 26007

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

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