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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   20056.85951526 -.00000087 +00000-0 -30318-4 0  9993
2    20 033.3404 223.1524 1666777 029.4455 339.0447 11.55681840217570
Epoch (UTC): 25 February 2020 20:37:42
Eccentricity: 0.1666777
inclination: 33.3404°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3263 km
right ascension of ascending node: 223.1524°
argument of perigee: 29.4455°
revolutions per day: 11.55681840
mean anomaly at epoch: 339.0447°
orbit number at epoch: 21757

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

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