TLEs – Line Number

This post is part of a series on understanding the meaning behind the values contained in a Two Line Element set, or Keplerian Elements. The main article is here.

Line Number

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This is the line number of the data. As the data is supplied in two lines, this value can either be 1 or 2. The title line (in three line sets) does not have a line number.

Examples:

1
2
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