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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   23027.27744071  .00002998  00000-0  12200-2 0  9994
2 00020  33.3576  22.4891 1660824 288.8011  54.0043 11.56630082341008
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2023 06:39:30
Eccentricity: 0.1660824
inclination: 33.3576°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3253 km
right ascension of ascending node: 22.4891°
argument of perigee: 288.8011°
revolutions per day: 11.56630082
mean anomaly at epoch: 54.0043°
orbit number at epoch: 34100

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

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