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DMSP B5D2-3 - 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 18123U 87053A   17349.57842282 +.00000034 +00000-0 +37580-4 0  9994
2 18123 098.7291 176.6204 0014638 090.1999 270.0854 14.18630904576402
Epoch (UTC): 15 December 2017 13:52:55
Eccentricity: 0.0014638
inclination: 98.7291°
perigee height: 819 km
apogee height: 840 km
right ascension of ascending node: 176.6204°
argument of perigee: 90.1999°
revolutions per day: 14.18630904
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.0854°
orbit number at epoch: 57640

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

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