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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   21213.13726654  .00000079  00000-0  18434-4 0  9996
2    20  33.3537 162.3885 1666044 280.1692  61.5827 11.55808754278040
Epoch (UTC): 01 August 2021 03:17:39
Eccentricity: 0.1666044
inclination: 33.3537°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3261 km
right ascension of ascending node: 162.3885°
argument of perigee: 280.1692°
revolutions per day: 11.55808754
mean anomaly at epoch: 61.5827°
orbit number at epoch: 27804

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

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