User: anonymous   Login
Location: Sternwarte Stuttgart
(48.7670°N, 9.1830°E)
Time: 04:54:52
(UTC+01:00)
Language:

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   19322.65535579 +.00000052 +00000-0 +33544-4 0  9994
2 10820 098.5446 153.2047 0008551 301.7198 058.3153 14.35275438168157
Epoch (UTC): 18 November 2019 15:43:42
Eccentricity: 0.0008551
inclination: 98.5446°
perigee height: 768 km
apogee height: 780 km
right ascension of ascending node: 153.2047°
argument of perigee: 301.7198°
revolutions per day: 14.35275438
mean anomaly at epoch: 58.3153°
orbit number at epoch: 16815

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

DLR