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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   24150.86335380  .00003312  00000-0  13602-2 0  9994
2 00020  33.3436  75.6924 1650248   9.8686 353.0572 11.58771717397641
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2024 20:43:13
Eccentricity: 0.1650248
inclination: 33.3436°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 3232 km
right ascension of ascending node: 75.6924°
argument of perigee: 9.8686°
revolutions per day: 11.58771717
mean anomaly at epoch: 353.0572°
orbit number at epoch: 39764

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

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