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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   16272.68254058  .00000175  00000-0  55007-4 0  9991
2 25077  86.3962 131.2888 0002249  85.4594 274.6859 14.34503472984702
Epoch (UTC): 28 September 2016 16:22:51
Eccentricity: 0.0002249
inclination: 86.3962°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 131.2888°
argument of perigee: 85.4594°
revolutions per day: 14.34503472
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.6859°
orbit number at epoch: 98470

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

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