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DMSP B5D2-5 - 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 20978U 90105A   17177.87004741 +.00000036 +00000-0 +26435-4 0  9998
2 20978 098.6295 137.4693 0072328 294.4899 064.8757 14.37928726391310
Epoch (UTC): 26 June 2017 20:52:52
Eccentricity: 0.0072328
inclination: 98.6295°
perigee height: 713 km
apogee height: 817 km
right ascension of ascending node: 137.4693°
argument of perigee: 294.4899°
revolutions per day: 14.37928726
mean anomaly at epoch: 64.8757°
orbit number at epoch: 39131

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

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