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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   14354.55412911  .00000394  00000-0  13324-3 0   821
2 25077 086.3957 042.2120 0002195 104.3981 255.7459 14.34298173891798
Epoch (UTC): 20 December 2014 13:17:56
Eccentricity: 0.0002195
inclination: 86.3957°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 42.2120°
argument of perigee: 104.3981°
revolutions per day: 14.34298173
mean anomaly at epoch: 255.7459°
orbit number at epoch: 89179

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

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