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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   17017.45198043  .00000011  00000-0 -31816-5 0  9998
2 25077  86.3963  84.9608 0002251  89.4947 270.6507 14.34521846   582
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2017 10:50:51
Eccentricity: 0.0002251
inclination: 86.3963°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 84.9608°
argument of perigee: 89.4947°
revolutions per day: 14.34521846
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.6507°
orbit number at epoch: 58

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

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