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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   17085.85448935 +.00000049 +00000-0 +44697-4 0  9992
2 18123 098.7357 276.9489 0014430 126.1101 234.1413 14.18546560539011
Epoch (UTC): 26 March 2017 20:30:27
Eccentricity: 0.0014430
inclination: 98.7357°
perigee height: 820 km
apogee height: 840 km
right ascension of ascending node: 276.9489°
argument of perigee: 126.1101°
revolutions per day: 14.18546560
mean anomaly at epoch: 234.1413°
orbit number at epoch: 53901

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

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