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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   16272.55398744 -.00000009  00000-0 -10134-4 0  9991
2 25263  86.3936  68.2165 0001971  89.2936 270.8486 14.34213021969367
Epoch (UTC): 28 September 2016 13:17:44
Eccentricity: 0.0001971
inclination: 86.3936°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.2165°
argument of perigee: 89.2936°
revolutions per day: 14.34213021
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.8486°
orbit number at epoch: 96936

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

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