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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   18048.93295692 -.00000059 +00000-0 -28040-4 0  9996
2 25173 086.3935 247.6201 0002038 086.7721 273.3708 14.34216296046727
Epoch (UTC): 17 February 2018 22:23:27
Eccentricity: 0.0002038
inclination: 86.3935°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 247.6201°
argument of perigee: 86.7721°
revolutions per day: 14.34216296
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.3708°
orbit number at epoch: 4672

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

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