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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   18344.80029861 -.00000022 +00000-0 +48574-4 0  9990
2  2173 100.3572 096.4218 0054943 252.9019 260.2419 13.33546402557671
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2018 19:12:25
Eccentricity: 0.0054943
inclination: 100.3572°
perigee height: 1092 km
apogee height: 1174 km
right ascension of ascending node: 96.4218°
argument of perigee: 252.9019°
revolutions per day: 13.33546402
mean anomaly at epoch: 260.2419°
orbit number at epoch: 55767

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

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