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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   22144.13996908  .00000699  00000-0  29233-3 0  9997
2    20  33.3391 187.3990 1664243  51.1381 322.6333 11.56204175312301
Epoch (UTC): 24 May 2022 03:21:33
Eccentricity: 0.1664243
inclination: 33.3391°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3258 km
right ascension of ascending node: 187.3990°
argument of perigee: 51.1381°
revolutions per day: 11.56204175
mean anomaly at epoch: 322.6333°
orbit number at epoch: 31230

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

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