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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   22027.77697013  .00000648  00000-0  26100-3 0  9996
2    20  33.3401 242.2570 1665335 153.4385 216.2217 11.56013446298830
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2022 18:38:50
Eccentricity: 0.1665335
inclination: 33.3401°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3260 km
right ascension of ascending node: 242.2570°
argument of perigee: 153.4385°
revolutions per day: 11.56013446
mean anomaly at epoch: 216.2217°
orbit number at epoch: 29883

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

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