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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   16038.51247820  .00000258  00000-0  84522-4 0  9998
2 25077  86.3946 229.1152 0002269  90.6621 269.4835 14.34450767951131
Epoch (UTC): 07 February 2016 12:17:58
Eccentricity: 0.0002269
inclination: 86.3946°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 229.1152°
argument of perigee: 90.6621°
revolutions per day: 14.34450767
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.4835°
orbit number at epoch: 95113

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

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