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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   20055.82212838 -.00000070 +00000-0 -24121-4 0  9992
2    20 033.3406 226.8492 1666789 023.9412 343.0419 11.55682044217459
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2020 19:43:51
Eccentricity: 0.1666789
inclination: 33.3406°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 226.8492°
argument of perigee: 23.9412°
revolutions per day: 11.55682044
mean anomaly at epoch: 343.0419°
orbit number at epoch: 21745

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

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