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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   17144.59068772 +.00000046 +00000-0 +26919-4 0  9999
2    22 050.2857 312.7934 0142047 303.1494 055.5892 14.94107566302871
Epoch (UTC): 24 May 2017 14:10:35
Eccentricity: 0.0142047
inclination: 50.2857°
perigee height: 486 km
apogee height: 684 km
right ascension of ascending node: 312.7934°
argument of perigee: 303.1494°
revolutions per day: 14.94107566
mean anomaly at epoch: 55.5892°
orbit number at epoch: 30287

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

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