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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   15124.12670548  .00000235  00000-0  76754-4 0  9990
2 25077 086.3964 345.9561 0002324 083.1271 277.0154 14.34368779911082
Epoch (UTC): 04 May 2015 03:02:27
Eccentricity: 0.0002324
inclination: 86.3964°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 345.9561°
argument of perigee: 83.1271°
revolutions per day: 14.34368779
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.0154°
orbit number at epoch: 91108

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

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