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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   17229.91931958 +.00000052 +00000-0 +31045-4 0  9991
2 20978 098.6343 189.7638 0074104 138.4866 222.1981 14.37936843398794
Epoch (UTC): 17 August 2017 22:03:49
Eccentricity: 0.0074104
inclination: 98.6343°
perigee height: 712 km
apogee height: 818 km
right ascension of ascending node: 189.7638°
argument of perigee: 138.4866°
revolutions per day: 14.37936843
mean anomaly at epoch: 222.1981°
orbit number at epoch: 39879

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

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