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(39.3209°N, 76.9128°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   19288.86472926  .00000174  00000-0  36410-4 0  9999
2    22  50.2833 174.2176 0140182  40.5162 320.6121 14.94955726188586
Epoch (UTC): 15 October 2019 20:45:12
Eccentricity: 0.0140182
inclination: 50.2833°
perigee height: 485 km
apogee height: 680 km
right ascension of ascending node: 174.2176°
argument of perigee: 40.5162°
revolutions per day: 14.94955726
mean anomaly at epoch: 320.6121°
orbit number at epoch: 18858

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

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