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Nimbus 2 - 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  2173U 66040A   18020.44332295 -.00000020 +00000-0 +52919-4 0  9995
2  2173 100.3329 129.3982 0054819 297.9767 105.5963 13.33532120514913
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2018 10:38:23
Eccentricity: 0.0054819
inclination: 100.3329°
perigee height: 1092 km
apogee height: 1174 km
right ascension of ascending node: 129.3982°
argument of perigee: 297.9767°
revolutions per day: 13.33532120
mean anomaly at epoch: 105.5963°
orbit number at epoch: 51491

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

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