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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   17282.03959611 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    08
2 29522  98.8581 295.5909 0013000  90.1915 269.8083 14.13959719    04
Epoch (UTC): 09 October 2017 00:57:01
Eccentricity: 0.0013000
inclination: 98.8581°
perigee height: 836 km
apogee height: 855 km
right ascension of ascending node: 295.5909°
argument of perigee: 90.1915°
revolutions per day: 14.13959719
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.8083°
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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