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Iridium 61 - 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 25263U 98018B   17057.39362556  .00000151  00000-0  46778-4 0  9996
2 25263  86.3999   5.1575 0002220  85.6331 274.5118 14.34214808990987
Epoch (UTC): 26 February 2017 09:26:49
Eccentricity: 0.0002220
inclination: 86.3999°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 5.1575°
argument of perigee: 85.6331°
revolutions per day: 14.34214808
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.5118°
orbit number at epoch: 99098

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

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