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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   21109.19548282  .00000008  00000-0  10215-4 0  9996
2    20  33.3407 172.7511 1666375  88.7368 290.2705 11.55804872266024
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2021 04:41:29
Eccentricity: 0.1666375
inclination: 33.3407°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 172.7511°
argument of perigee: 88.7368°
revolutions per day: 11.55804872
mean anomaly at epoch: 290.2705°
orbit number at epoch: 26602

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

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