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    TIROS N can be found in the following categories:

    NORAD ID: 11060
    Int'l Code: 1978-096A
    Perigee: 831.7 km
    Apogee: 847.1 km
    Inclination: 99.0 °
    Period: 101.6 minutes
    Semi major axis: 7210 km
    Launch date: October 13, 1978
    Source: United States (US)
    Comments: TIROS-N was an operational meteorological satellite for use in the National Operational Environmental Satellite System (NOESS) and for the support of the Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) during 1978-84. The satellite design provided an economical and stable sun-synchronous platform for advanced operational instruments to measure the earth's atmosphere, its surface and cloudcover, and the near-space environment.

    Two Line Element Set (TLE):

    1 11060U 78096A   14303.58972956  .00000140  00000-0  90923-4 0  7530
    2 11060 099.0167 328.8086 0010634 193.8149 320.2001 14.17956669 76854
    Source: AFSPC

    NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog entry for TIROS N

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