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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   15147.49989833  .00000230  00000-0  74975-4 0  9996
2 25263 086.3962 273.0030 0002233 094.1885 265.9566 14.34222210899123
Epoch (UTC): 27 May 2015 11:59:51
Eccentricity: 0.0002233
inclination: 86.3962°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 273.0030°
argument of perigee: 94.1885°
revolutions per day: 14.34222210
mean anomaly at epoch: 265.9566°
orbit number at epoch: 89912

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

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