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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   24149.31138263  .00003131  00000-0  12834-2 0  9998
2 00020  33.3443  81.2512 1650431   1.5901 358.9187 11.58762433397469
Epoch (UTC): 28 May 2024 07:28:23
Eccentricity: 0.1650431
inclination: 33.3443°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3232 km
right ascension of ascending node: 81.2512°
argument of perigee: 1.5901°
revolutions per day: 11.58762433
mean anomaly at epoch: 358.9187°
orbit number at epoch: 39746

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

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