User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 10:16:43
(UTC+00:00)
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   17232.60521481 +.00000377 +00000-0 +51742-4 0  9999
2    22 050.2843 260.4614 0142124 278.8685 079.6194 14.94196979316037
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2017 14:31:30
Eccentricity: 0.0142124
inclination: 50.2843°
perigee height: 486 km
apogee height: 684 km
right ascension of ascending node: 260.4614°
argument of perigee: 278.8685°
revolutions per day: 14.94196979
mean anomaly at epoch: 79.6194°
orbit number at epoch: 31603

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

DLR