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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   17177.54862547 +.00000009 +00000-0 +25499-4 0  9994
2 18123 098.7344 007.2405 0012779 221.7982 138.2218 14.18560662552014
Epoch (UTC): 26 June 2017 13:10:01
Eccentricity: 0.0012779
inclination: 98.7344°
perigee height: 821 km
apogee height: 839 km
right ascension of ascending node: 7.2405°
argument of perigee: 221.7982°
revolutions per day: 14.18560662
mean anomaly at epoch: 138.2218°
orbit number at epoch: 55201

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

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