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DMSP B5D2-1 - 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 13736U 82118A   18020.88170338 -.00000013 +00000-0 +12155-4 0  9992
2 13736 098.5762 210.2169 0007221 345.0900 015.0068 14.29259068826454
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2018 21:09:39
Eccentricity: 0.0007221
inclination: 98.5762°
perigee height: 789 km
apogee height: 799 km
right ascension of ascending node: 210.2169°
argument of perigee: 345.0900°
revolutions per day: 14.29259068
mean anomaly at epoch: 15.0068°
orbit number at epoch: 82645

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

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