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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   22147.50955179  .00000515  00000-0  21776-3 0  9997
2    20  33.3391 175.3827 1664314  69.0304 307.9971 11.56207872312704
Epoch (UTC): 27 May 2022 12:13:45
Eccentricity: 0.1664314
inclination: 33.3391°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3258 km
right ascension of ascending node: 175.3827°
argument of perigee: 69.0304°
revolutions per day: 11.56207872
mean anomaly at epoch: 307.9971°
orbit number at epoch: 31270

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

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