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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   18047.08425175 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    02
2 25991  98.8363   7.7017 0007996  21.9239 338.0759 14.16574149    01
Epoch (UTC): 16 February 2018 02:01:19
Eccentricity: 0.0007996
inclination: 98.8363°
perigee height: 831 km
apogee height: 843 km
right ascension of ascending node: 7.7017°
argument of perigee: 21.9239°
revolutions per day: 14.16574149
mean anomaly at epoch: 338.0759°
orbit number at epoch: 0

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

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