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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   15027.54683150  .00000304  00000-0  10162-3 0  1232
2 25173 086.3987 354.6782 0002264 102.9964 032.9883 14.34217901886839
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2015 13:07:26
Eccentricity: 0.0002264
inclination: 86.3987°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 354.6782°
argument of perigee: 102.9964°
revolutions per day: 14.34217901
mean anomaly at epoch: 32.9883°
orbit number at epoch: 88683

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

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