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DMSP B5D2-5 - 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 20978U 90105A   18140.53572362 +.00000052 +00000-0 +31422-4 0  9991
2 20978 098.6783 107.4707 0074219 040.9462 319.7266 14.37993415438402
Epoch (UTC): 20 May 2018 12:51:26
Eccentricity: 0.0074219
inclination: 98.6783°
perigee height: 712 km
apogee height: 818 km
right ascension of ascending node: 107.4707°
argument of perigee: 40.9462°
revolutions per day: 14.37993415
mean anomaly at epoch: 319.7266°
orbit number at epoch: 43840

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

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