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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 00022U 59009A   16204.55722598  .00000815  00000-0  85716-4 0  9998
2 00022  50.2859 305.8975 0143719 216.2418 142.8726 14.93602070 12073
Epoch (UTC): 22 July 2016 13:22:24
Eccentricity: 0.0143719
inclination: 50.2859°
perigee height: 486 km
apogee height: 687 km
right ascension of ascending node: 305.8975°
argument of perigee: 216.2418°
revolutions per day: 14.93602070
mean anomaly at epoch: 142.8726°
orbit number at epoch: 1207

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

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