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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   17117.94755258 +.00000020 +00000-0 +30752-4 0  9993
2 18123 098.7356 308.5546 0014245 040.2088 320.0139 14.18551987543564
Epoch (UTC): 27 April 2017 22:44:28
Eccentricity: 0.0014245
inclination: 98.7356°
perigee height: 820 km
apogee height: 840 km
right ascension of ascending node: 308.5546°
argument of perigee: 40.2088°
revolutions per day: 14.18551987
mean anomaly at epoch: 320.0139°
orbit number at epoch: 54356

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

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