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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   18022.77487457 +.00000132 +00000-0 +39980-4 0  9992
2 25077 086.3979 290.0746 0001651 079.6709 280.4673 14.34519405053660
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2018 18:35:49
Eccentricity: 0.0001651
inclination: 86.3979°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 290.0746°
argument of perigee: 79.6709°
revolutions per day: 14.34519405
mean anomaly at epoch: 280.4673°
orbit number at epoch: 5366

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

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