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DMSP B5D1-3 - 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 10820U 78042A   20338.14031510  .00000108  00000-0  52851-4 0  9997
2 10820  98.5309 169.7708 0008480 246.0408 113.9890 14.35346795222799
Epoch (UTC): 03 December 2020 03:22:03
Eccentricity: 0.0008480
inclination: 98.5309°
perigee height: 768 km
apogee height: 780 km
right ascension of ascending node: 169.7708°
argument of perigee: 246.0408°
revolutions per day: 14.35346795
mean anomaly at epoch: 113.9890°
orbit number at epoch: 22279

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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