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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   17085.94989814 +.00000084 +00000-0 +22700-4 0  9991
2 25077 086.3959 056.2882 0002109 090.7828 269.3609 14.34532414010399
Epoch (UTC): 26 March 2017 22:47:51
Eccentricity: 0.0002109
inclination: 86.3959°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 56.2882°
argument of perigee: 90.7828°
revolutions per day: 14.34532414
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.3609°
orbit number at epoch: 1039

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

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