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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   20269.88215523 +.00000313 +00000-0 +13552-3 0  9992
2    20 033.3411 184.2988 1666589 079.4767 298.8529 11.55733129242222
Epoch (UTC): 25 September 2020 21:10:18
Eccentricity: 0.1666589
inclination: 33.3411°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3262 km
right ascension of ascending node: 184.2988°
argument of perigee: 79.4767°
revolutions per day: 11.55733129
mean anomaly at epoch: 298.8529°
orbit number at epoch: 24222

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

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