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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   21016.55665436  .00000135  00000-0  46898-4 0  9991
2 00020  33.3501 142.8416 1666550 317.1962  31.0006 11.55792165255265
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2021 13:21:34
Eccentricity: 0.1666550
inclination: 33.3501°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 142.8416°
argument of perigee: 317.1962°
revolutions per day: 11.55792165
mean anomaly at epoch: 31.0006°
orbit number at epoch: 25526

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

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