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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   18171.32468081 -.00000020 +00000-0 +53533-4 0  9995
2  2173 100.3426 281.4106 0054706 302.4002 125.8754 13.33539048534559
Epoch (UTC): 20 June 2018 07:47:32
Eccentricity: 0.0054706
inclination: 100.3426°
perigee height: 1092 km
apogee height: 1174 km
right ascension of ascending node: 281.4106°
argument of perigee: 302.4002°
revolutions per day: 13.33539048
mean anomaly at epoch: 125.8754°
orbit number at epoch: 53455

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

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