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DMSP B5D2-3 - 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 18123U 87053A   24106.53416534  .00000422  00000-0  22183-3 0  9999
2 18123  98.7290 292.9888 0011715 280.2061  79.7794 14.19274814904380
Epoch (UTC): 15 April 2024 12:49:11
Eccentricity: 0.0011715
inclination: 98.7290°
perigee height: 819 km
apogee height: 836 km
right ascension of ascending node: 292.9888°
argument of perigee: 280.2061°
revolutions per day: 14.19274814
mean anomaly at epoch: 79.7794°
orbit number at epoch: 90438

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

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