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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   15058.41093665  .00000282  00000-0  93394-4 0  9998
2 25077 086.3994 013.4103 0002299 090.4248 269.7212 14.34334801901665
Epoch (UTC): 27 February 2015 09:51:44
Eccentricity: 0.0002299
inclination: 86.3994°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 13.4103°
argument of perigee: 90.4248°
revolutions per day: 14.34334801
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.7212°
orbit number at epoch: 90166

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

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