User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 07:43:00
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

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   18230.43434413  .00000030  00000-0  24117-4 0  9993
2 20978  98.6860 198.3239 0074159 132.6391 228.1079 14.38005141451579
Epoch (UTC): 18 August 2018 10:25:27
Eccentricity: 0.0074159
inclination: 98.6860°
perigee height: 712 km
apogee height: 818 km
right ascension of ascending node: 198.3239°
argument of perigee: 132.6391°
revolutions per day: 14.38005141
mean anomaly at epoch: 228.1079°
orbit number at epoch: 45157

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

DLR