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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   17290.61348943 +.00000048 +00000-0 +44468-4 0  9997
2 18123 098.7324 118.5687 0012555 259.9430 100.0329 14.18576735568041
Epoch (UTC): 17 October 2017 14:43:25
Eccentricity: 0.0012555
inclination: 98.7324°
perigee height: 821 km
apogee height: 839 km
right ascension of ascending node: 118.5687°
argument of perigee: 259.9430°
revolutions per day: 14.18576735
mean anomaly at epoch: 100.0329°
orbit number at epoch: 56804

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

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