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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   17266.75132947 +.00000123 +00000-0 +36745-4 0  9996
2 25077 086.4002 340.7007 0001922 085.3248 274.8167 14.34500728036310
Epoch (UTC): 23 September 2017 18:01:54
Eccentricity: 0.0001922
inclination: 86.4002°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 340.7007°
argument of perigee: 85.3248°
revolutions per day: 14.34500728
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.8167°
orbit number at epoch: 3631

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

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