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Iridium 42 - 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 25077U 97077A   15210.28083562  .00000102  00000-0  29136-4 0  9992
2 25077 086.3992 309.9246 0002195 088.9656 271.1792 14.34395263923432
Epoch (UTC): 29 July 2015 06:44:24
Eccentricity: 0.0002195
inclination: 86.3992°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.9246°
argument of perigee: 88.9656°
revolutions per day: 14.34395263
mean anomaly at epoch: 271.1792°
orbit number at epoch: 92343

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

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