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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   18317.61683441 +.00000017 +00000-0 +29241-4 0  9991
2 18123 098.7272 144.4687 0013119 209.0639 150.9808 14.18671515623629
Epoch (UTC): 13 November 2018 14:48:14
Eccentricity: 0.0013119
inclination: 98.7272°
perigee height: 820 km
apogee height: 839 km
right ascension of ascending node: 144.4687°
argument of perigee: 209.0639°
revolutions per day: 14.18671515
mean anomaly at epoch: 150.9808°
orbit number at epoch: 62362

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

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