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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   14325.32252368  .00000354  00000-0  11930-3 0   436
2 25077 086.3985 054.4298 0002322 107.9104 252.2345 14.34276435887606
Epoch (UTC): 21 November 2014 07:44:26
Eccentricity: 0.0002322
inclination: 86.3985°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 54.4298°
argument of perigee: 107.9104°
revolutions per day: 14.34276435
mean anomaly at epoch: 252.2345°
orbit number at epoch: 88760

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

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