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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   21100.72569250 -.00000033  00000-0 -67527-5 0  9993
2 00020  33.3409 202.9330 1666190  43.7975 328.3321 11.55804543265000
Epoch (UTC): 10 April 2021 17:24:59
Eccentricity: 0.1666190
inclination: 33.3409°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 202.9330°
argument of perigee: 43.7975°
revolutions per day: 11.55804543
mean anomaly at epoch: 328.3321°
orbit number at epoch: 26500

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

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