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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   24197.47894077  .00003484  00000-0  13919-2 0  9996
2 00020  33.3542 268.7199 1650780 258.5410  82.5988 11.59110507403050
Epoch (UTC): 15 July 2024 11:29:40
Eccentricity: 0.1650780
inclination: 33.3542°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3231 km
right ascension of ascending node: 268.7199°
argument of perigee: 258.5410°
revolutions per day: 11.59110507
mean anomaly at epoch: 82.5988°
orbit number at epoch: 40305

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

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