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DMSP B5D2-4 - 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 18822U 88006A   18140.62964456 +.00000018 +00000-0 +25020-4 0  9991
2 18822 098.5713 018.2970 0007410 107.8739 252.3251 14.27192958575443
Epoch (UTC): 20 May 2018 15:06:41
Eccentricity: 0.0007410
inclination: 98.5713°
perigee height: 796 km
apogee height: 806 km
right ascension of ascending node: 18.2970°
argument of perigee: 107.8739°
revolutions per day: 14.27192958
mean anomaly at epoch: 252.3251°
orbit number at epoch: 57544

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

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