User: anonymous   Login
Location: Grand Rapids
(42.9630°N, 85.6680°W)
Time: 02:22:37
(UTC-04:00)
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 00022U 59009A   24150.94765008  .00008567  00000-0  50643-3 0  9995
2 00022  50.2769 140.1767 0114107  37.9201 322.9719 15.06888884686657
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2024 22:44:36
Eccentricity: 0.0114107
inclination: 50.2769°
perigee height: 467 km
apogee height: 625 km
right ascension of ascending node: 140.1767°
argument of perigee: 37.9201°
revolutions per day: 15.06888884
mean anomaly at epoch: 322.9719°
orbit number at epoch: 68665

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

DLR