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DMSP B5D2-4 - 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 18822U 88006A   17117.78722860 +.00000058 +00000-0 +41712-4 0  9992
2 18822 098.6261 356.9655 0006626 156.4279 203.7207 14.27136939520124
Epoch (UTC): 27 April 2017 18:53:36
Eccentricity: 0.0006626
inclination: 98.6261°
perigee height: 796 km
apogee height: 806 km
right ascension of ascending node: 356.9655°
argument of perigee: 156.4279°
revolutions per day: 14.27136939
mean anomaly at epoch: 203.7207°
orbit number at epoch: 52012

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

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