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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   21016.19640858 -.00000080  00000-0 -18832-4 0  9991
2 28054  98.9373   0.7847 0007233 348.0757  22.5639 14.13648082889958
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2021 04:42:49
Eccentricity: 0.0007233
inclination: 98.9373°
perigee height: 841 km
apogee height: 852 km
right ascension of ascending node: 0.7847°
argument of perigee: 348.0757°
revolutions per day: 14.13648082
mean anomaly at epoch: 22.5639°
orbit number at epoch: 88995

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

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