User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 09:07:32
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

DMSP F15 (USA 147) - 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 25991U 99067A   17110.06261734 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    09
2 25991  98.8113  68.1693 0008996 138.7158 221.2841 14.16594307    06
Epoch (UTC): 20 April 2017 01:30:10
Eccentricity: 0.0008996
inclination: 98.8113°
perigee height: 830 km
apogee height: 843 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.1693°
argument of perigee: 138.7158°
revolutions per day: 14.16594307
mean anomaly at epoch: 221.2841°
orbit number at epoch: 0

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

DLR