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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   20053.83377619 -.00000035  00000-0 -11256-4 0  9996
2    20  33.3413 233.9348 1666849  13.3904 350.5878 11.55682290217255
Epoch (UTC): 22 February 2020 20:00:38
Eccentricity: 0.1666849
inclination: 33.3413°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 233.9348°
argument of perigee: 13.3904°
revolutions per day: 11.55682290
mean anomaly at epoch: 350.5878°
orbit number at epoch: 21725

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

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