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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   17349.46341513  .00000052  00000-0  31164-4 0  9998
2 20978  98.6550 310.0390 0073959 143.1977 217.4319 14.37965590416223
Epoch (UTC): 15 December 2017 11:07:19
Eccentricity: 0.0073959
inclination: 98.6550°
perigee height: 712 km
apogee height: 818 km
right ascension of ascending node: 310.0390°
argument of perigee: 143.1977°
revolutions per day: 14.37965590
mean anomaly at epoch: 217.4319°
orbit number at epoch: 41622

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

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