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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   17346.71642281 0.00000070  00000-0  36884-4 0    06
2 29522  98.8481 359.5929 0012000 276.6240  83.3759 14.13974341    04
Epoch (UTC): 12 December 2017 17:11:38
Eccentricity: 0.0012000
inclination: 98.8481°
perigee height: 837 km
apogee height: 854 km
right ascension of ascending node: 359.5929°
argument of perigee: 276.6240°
revolutions per day: 14.13974341
mean anomaly at epoch: 83.3759°
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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