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DMSP 5D-3 F17 - 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 29522U 06050A   17084.68204341 0.00000070  00000-0  36888-4 0    06
2 29522  98.8591 100.0636 0013000 290.3000  69.6999 14.13961319    02
Epoch (UTC): 25 March 2017 16:22:08
Eccentricity: 0.0013000
inclination: 98.8591°
perigee height: 836 km
apogee height: 855 km
right ascension of ascending node: 100.0636°
argument of perigee: 290.3000°
revolutions per day: 14.13961319
mean anomaly at epoch: 69.6999°
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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