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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   21015.88473694 -.00000020  00000-0  11119-4 0  9996
2 18123  98.7209 206.0295 0013846  90.4590 269.8172 14.18746413736241
Epoch (UTC): 15 January 2021 21:14:01
Eccentricity: 0.0013846
inclination: 98.7209°
perigee height: 819 km
apogee height: 839 km
right ascension of ascending node: 206.0295°
argument of perigee: 90.4590°
revolutions per day: 14.18746413
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.8172°
orbit number at epoch: 73624

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

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