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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   24053.69555401  .00001370  00000-0  54252-3 0  9994
2 00020  33.3500  63.4090 1654981 212.0573 136.7939 11.58160669386372
Epoch (UTC): 22 February 2024 16:41:35
Eccentricity: 0.1654981
inclination: 33.3500°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3239 km
right ascension of ascending node: 63.4090°
argument of perigee: 212.0573°
revolutions per day: 11.58160669
mean anomaly at epoch: 136.7939°
orbit number at epoch: 38637

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

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