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DMSP-16 (USA 172) - 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 28054U 03048A   18257.42026184 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    07
2 28054  98.8221 231.5389 0006001 222.0774 137.9225 14.13711613    00
Epoch (UTC): 14 September 2018 10:05:10
Eccentricity: 0.0006001
inclination: 98.8221°
perigee height: 842 km
apogee height: 851 km
right ascension of ascending node: 231.5389°
argument of perigee: 222.0774°
revolutions per day: 14.13711613
mean anomaly at epoch: 137.9225°
orbit number at epoch: 0

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

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