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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   16237.24709577  .00000089  00000-0  24635-4 0  9992
2 25077  86.4012 146.0959 0002195  89.1635 270.9812 14.34496924979625
Epoch (UTC): 24 August 2016 05:55:49
Eccentricity: 0.0002195
inclination: 86.4012°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 146.0959°
argument of perigee: 89.1635°
revolutions per day: 14.34496924
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.9812°
orbit number at epoch: 97962

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

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