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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   20340.22271112 +.00000264 +00000-0 +11446-3 0  9991
2    20 033.3440 293.6792 1666211 092.6122 286.5399 11.55778828250364
Epoch (UTC): 05 December 2020 05:20:42
Eccentricity: 0.1666211
inclination: 33.3440°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 293.6792°
argument of perigee: 92.6122°
revolutions per day: 11.55778828
mean anomaly at epoch: 286.5399°
orbit number at epoch: 25036

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

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