User: anonymous   Login
Location: ECC Obs
(38.4314°N, 90.9815°W)
Time: 12:18:48
(UTC-05:00)
Language:

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   20096.58247363 +.00000386 +00000-0 +51833-4 0  9993
2    22 050.2840 083.9705 0139839 340.2589 019.2977 14.95085024459473
Epoch (UTC): 05 April 2020 13:58:45
Eccentricity: 0.0139839
inclination: 50.2840°
perigee height: 485 km
apogee height: 679 km
right ascension of ascending node: 83.9705°
argument of perigee: 340.2589°
revolutions per day: 14.95085024
mean anomaly at epoch: 19.2977°
orbit number at epoch: 45947

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

DLR