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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   15090.29235493  .00000324  00000-0  10841-3 0  9999
2 25077 086.4015 000.0945 0002229 083.8606 276.2843 14.34352278906232
Epoch (UTC): 31 March 2015 07:00:59
Eccentricity: 0.0002229
inclination: 86.4015°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 0.0945°
argument of perigee: 83.8606°
revolutions per day: 14.34352278
mean anomaly at epoch: 276.2843°
orbit number at epoch: 90623

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

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