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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   16340.39143455  .00000221  00000-0  71911-4 0  9992
2 25173  86.3982  71.3887 0002216  96.7789 263.3659 14.34217423983990
Epoch (UTC): 05 December 2016 09:23:39
Eccentricity: 0.0002216
inclination: 86.3982°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 71.3887°
argument of perigee: 96.7789°
revolutions per day: 14.34217423
mean anomaly at epoch: 263.3659°
orbit number at epoch: 98399

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

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