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Iridium 53 - 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 25173U 98010E   17055.53222821 -.00000036  00000-0 -19769-4 0  9996
2 25173  86.3954  37.4526 0002118  86.5819 273.5619 14.34215204995621
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2017 12:46:24
Eccentricity: 0.0002118
inclination: 86.3954°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 37.4526°
argument of perigee: 86.5819°
revolutions per day: 14.34215204
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.5619°
orbit number at epoch: 99562

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

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