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DMSP 5D-3 F18 (USA 210) - 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 35951U 09057A   17281.02659575 0.00000030  00000-0  16064-4 0    09
2 35951  98.6233 291.9319 0010806 305.4464  54.5535 14.13118126    06
Epoch (UTC): 08 October 2017 00:38:17
Eccentricity: 0.0010806
inclination: 98.6233°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 856 km
right ascension of ascending node: 291.9319°
argument of perigee: 305.4464°
revolutions per day: 14.13118126
mean anomaly at epoch: 54.5535°
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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