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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   16338.60030306  .00000102  00000-0  29140-4 0  9993
2 25077  86.3968 103.7125 0002009  98.0027 262.1397 14.34518181994153
Epoch (UTC): 03 December 2016 14:24:26
Eccentricity: 0.0002009
inclination: 86.3968°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 103.7125°
argument of perigee: 98.0027°
revolutions per day: 14.34518181
mean anomaly at epoch: 262.1397°
orbit number at epoch: 99415

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

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