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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   20338.58078474  .00000288  00000-0  12504-3 0  9995
2 00020  33.3441 299.5292 1666256  83.9011 294.8061 11.55777883250171
Epoch (UTC): 03 December 2020 13:56:19
Eccentricity: 0.1666256
inclination: 33.3441°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 299.5292°
argument of perigee: 83.9011°
revolutions per day: 11.55777883
mean anomaly at epoch: 294.8061°
orbit number at epoch: 25017

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

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