NORAD Two-Line Element Set Format
Data for each satellite consists of three lines in the following format:
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA 1 NNNNNU NNNNNAAA NNNNN.NNNNNNNN +.NNNNNNNN +NNNNN-N +NNNNN-N N NNNNN 2 NNNNN NNN.NNNN NNN.NNNN NNNNNNN NNN.NNNN NNN.NNNN NN.NNNNNNNNNNNNNN
Line 0 is a twenty-four character name (to be consistent with the name length in the NORAD SATCAT).
Lines 1 and 2 are the standard Two-Line Orbital Element Set Format identical to that used by NORAD and NASA. The format description is:
All other columns are blank or fixed.
NOAA 14 1 23455U 94089A 97320.90946019 .00000140 00000-0 10191-3 0 2621 2 23455 99.0090 272.6745 0008546 223.1686 136.8816 14.11711747148495
For further information, see "Frequently Asked Questions: Two-Line Element Set Format" in the Computers & Satellites column of Satellite Times, Volume 4 Number 3.
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