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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   17324.50804681  .00000125  00000-0  37488-4 0  9992
2 25077  86.3937 316.5383 0002508  97.9744 262.1737 14.34512931 44608
Epoch (UTC): 20 November 2017 12:11:35
Eccentricity: 0.0002508
inclination: 86.3937°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 316.5383°
argument of perigee: 97.9744°
revolutions per day: 14.34512931
mean anomaly at epoch: 262.1737°
orbit number at epoch: 4460

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

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