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(35.5777°N, 105.6987°W)
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Explorer 7 - 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    22U 59009A   20269.15134034  .00000228  00000-0  39853-4 0  9991
2    22  50.2863 354.2568 0139438 279.6130  78.9088 14.95203629240242
Epoch (UTC): 25 September 2020 03:37:55
Eccentricity: 0.0139438
inclination: 50.2863°
perigee height: 485 km
apogee height: 679 km
right ascension of ascending node: 354.2568°
argument of perigee: 279.6130°
revolutions per day: 14.95203629
mean anomaly at epoch: 78.9088°
orbit number at epoch: 24024

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

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