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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   21018.71761316  .00000140  00000-0  51345-4 0  9994
2 00020  33.3487 135.1422 1666365 328.6595  22.4347 11.55792647255518
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2021 17:13:21
Eccentricity: 0.1666365
inclination: 33.3487°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 135.1422°
argument of perigee: 328.6595°
revolutions per day: 11.55792647
mean anomaly at epoch: 22.4347°
orbit number at epoch: 25551

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

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