User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 11:57:02
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

DMSP 5D-3 F18 (USA 210) - 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 35951U 09057A   18308.21018993 0.00000040  00000-0  21406-4 0    01
2 35951  98.6123 309.3221 0009000 265.8733  94.1266 14.13158057    00
Epoch (UTC): 04 November 2018 05:02:40
Eccentricity: 0.0009000
inclination: 98.6123°
perigee height: 842 km
apogee height: 855 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.3221°
argument of perigee: 265.8733°
revolutions per day: 14.13158057
mean anomaly at epoch: 94.1266°
orbit number at epoch: 0

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

DLR