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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   17117.88831933 +.00000094 +00000-0 +44503-4 0  9994
2 20978 098.6243 077.2413 0074498 111.9648 248.9477 14.37917011382699
Epoch (UTC): 27 April 2017 21:19:10
Eccentricity: 0.0074498
inclination: 98.6243°
perigee height: 712 km
apogee height: 818 km
right ascension of ascending node: 77.2413°
argument of perigee: 111.9648°
revolutions per day: 14.37917011
mean anomaly at epoch: 248.9477°
orbit number at epoch: 38269

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

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