User: anonymous   Login
Location: Cahas Mountain Overlook
(37.0833°N, 80.1000°W)
Time: 05:36:04
(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   22019.16600838  .00001553  00000-0  13550-3 0  9994
2    22  50.2836 255.8301 0137154 318.7113  40.3527 14.96075484312239
Epoch (UTC): 19 January 2022 03:59:03
Eccentricity: 0.0137154
inclination: 50.2836°
perigee height: 483 km
apogee height: 674 km
right ascension of ascending node: 255.8301°
argument of perigee: 318.7113°
revolutions per day: 14.96075484
mean anomaly at epoch: 40.3527°
orbit number at epoch: 31223

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

DLR