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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   17146.14669547 +.00000112 +00000-0 +32849-4 0  9996
2 25077 086.3990 031.1274 0002242 079.9942 280.1507 14.34543802019036
Epoch (UTC): 26 May 2017 03:31:14
Eccentricity: 0.0002242
inclination: 86.3990°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 31.1274°
argument of perigee: 79.9942°
revolutions per day: 14.34543802
mean anomaly at epoch: 280.1507°
orbit number at epoch: 1903

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

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