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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   16208.36850164  .00000093  00000-0  25927-4 0  9992
2 25077  86.4003 158.1547 0002115  87.3115 272.8323 14.34492687975487
Epoch (UTC): 26 July 2016 08:50:38
Eccentricity: 0.0002115
inclination: 86.4003°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 158.1547°
argument of perigee: 87.3115°
revolutions per day: 14.34492687
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.8323°
orbit number at epoch: 97548

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

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