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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   15141.49718805  .00000186  00000-0  59046-4 0  9998
2 25077 086.3953 338.6904 0002138 092.3019 267.8422 14.34376968913575
Epoch (UTC): 21 May 2015 11:55:57
Eccentricity: 0.0002138
inclination: 86.3953°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 338.6904°
argument of perigee: 92.3019°
revolutions per day: 14.34376968
mean anomaly at epoch: 267.8422°
orbit number at epoch: 91357

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

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