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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   14353.49745904  .00000474  00000-0  16231-3 0  9892
2 25263 086.3961 339.4882 0002232 105.5785 254.5658 14.34216092876334
Epoch (UTC): 19 December 2014 11:56:20
Eccentricity: 0.0002232
inclination: 86.3961°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 339.4882°
argument of perigee: 105.5785°
revolutions per day: 14.34216092
mean anomaly at epoch: 254.5658°
orbit number at epoch: 87633

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

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