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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   18140.94265744 +.00000012 +00000-0 +26869-4 0  9991
2 18123 098.7312 330.5590 0013835 005.3091 354.8229 14.18651573598578
Epoch (UTC): 20 May 2018 22:37:25
Eccentricity: 0.0013835
inclination: 98.7312°
perigee height: 820 km
apogee height: 840 km
right ascension of ascending node: 330.5590°
argument of perigee: 5.3091°
revolutions per day: 14.18651573
mean anomaly at epoch: 354.8229°
orbit number at epoch: 59857

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

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