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Iridium 39 - 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 25042U 97069D   16341.44942750  .00000166  00000-0  40763-4 0  9991
2 25042  86.3927 101.4560 0017426 229.4063 130.5624 14.46112378998861
Epoch (UTC): 06 December 2016 10:47:10
Eccentricity: 0.0017426
inclination: 86.3927°
perigee height: 726 km
apogee height: 751 km
right ascension of ascending node: 101.4560°
argument of perigee: 229.4063°
revolutions per day: 14.46112378
mean anomaly at epoch: 130.5624°
orbit number at epoch: 99886

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

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