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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   17204.53065646 +.00000053 +00000-0 +11796-4 0  9996
2 25077 086.3969 006.7031 0002429 102.5506 257.5962 14.34516441027397
Epoch (UTC): 23 July 2017 12:44:08
Eccentricity: 0.0002429
inclination: 86.3969°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 6.7031°
argument of perigee: 102.5506°
revolutions per day: 14.34516441
mean anomaly at epoch: 257.5962°
orbit number at epoch: 2739

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

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