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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   21017.59390560  .00000139  00000-0  49468-4 0  9999
2 00020  33.3496 139.1460 1666457 322.6985  26.8511 11.55792399255383
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2021 14:15:13
Eccentricity: 0.1666457
inclination: 33.3496°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 139.1460°
argument of perigee: 322.6985°
revolutions per day: 11.55792399
mean anomaly at epoch: 26.8511°
orbit number at epoch: 25538

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

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