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DMSP-16 (USA 172) - 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 28054U 03048A   17092.10962450 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    03
2 28054  98.7631  69.8838 0007001 318.4959  41.5040 14.13755255    06
Epoch (UTC): 02 April 2017 02:37:51
Eccentricity: 0.0007001
inclination: 98.7631°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 851 km
right ascension of ascending node: 69.8838°
argument of perigee: 318.4959°
revolutions per day: 14.13755255
mean anomaly at epoch: 41.5040°
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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