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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   24146.29362835  .00004132  00000-0  16876-2 0  9998
2 00020  33.3453  92.0571 1650745 345.4915  10.3287 11.58742989397114
Epoch (UTC): 25 May 2024 07:02:49
Eccentricity: 0.1650745
inclination: 33.3453°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3233 km
right ascension of ascending node: 92.0571°
argument of perigee: 345.4915°
revolutions per day: 11.58742989
mean anomaly at epoch: 10.3287°
orbit number at epoch: 39711

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

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