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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   23038.24657239  .00003916  00000-0  16120-2 0  9998
2 00020  33.3487 343.3601 1660120 347.0736   9.1822 11.56693152342277
Epoch (UTC): 07 February 2023 05:55:03
Eccentricity: 0.1660120
inclination: 33.3487°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 3252 km
right ascension of ascending node: 343.3601°
argument of perigee: 347.0736°
revolutions per day: 11.56693152
mean anomaly at epoch: 9.1822°
orbit number at epoch: 34227

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

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