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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 00020U 59007A   24063.35174317  .00001477  00000-0  58385-3 0  9990
2 00020  33.3565  28.8739 1654972 263.4671  77.5688 11.58186978387495
Epoch (UTC): 03 March 2024 08:26:30
Eccentricity: 0.1654972
inclination: 33.3565°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3239 km
right ascension of ascending node: 28.8739°
argument of perigee: 263.4671°
revolutions per day: 11.58186978
mean anomaly at epoch: 77.5688°
orbit number at epoch: 38749

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

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