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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   17085.87888770 +.00000048 +00000-0 +30216-4 0  9993
2 20978 098.6198 045.1226 0072802 206.7980 152.9438 14.37908730378091
Epoch (UTC): 26 March 2017 21:05:35
Eccentricity: 0.0072802
inclination: 98.6198°
perigee height: 713 km
apogee height: 817 km
right ascension of ascending node: 45.1226°
argument of perigee: 206.7980°
revolutions per day: 14.37908730
mean anomaly at epoch: 152.9438°
orbit number at epoch: 37809

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

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