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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   24200.49469261  .00004137  00000-0  16565-2 0  9992
2 00020  33.3537 257.9187 1650676 274.6173  66.8557 11.59134194403404
Epoch (UTC): 18 July 2024 11:52:21
Eccentricity: 0.1650676
inclination: 33.3537°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3230 km
right ascension of ascending node: 257.9187°
argument of perigee: 274.6173°
revolutions per day: 11.59134194
mean anomaly at epoch: 66.8557°
orbit number at epoch: 40340

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

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