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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   18264.89751475 -.00000033 +00000-0 +26521-4 0  9993
2  2173 100.3509 015.7788 0055972 081.8389 065.4175 13.33543047547023
Epoch (UTC): 21 September 2018 21:32:25
Eccentricity: 0.0055972
inclination: 100.3509°
perigee height: 1091 km
apogee height: 1175 km
right ascension of ascending node: 15.7788°
argument of perigee: 81.8389°
revolutions per day: 13.33543047
mean anomaly at epoch: 65.4175°
orbit number at epoch: 54702

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

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