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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   14244.44925981  .00000071  00000-0  18193-4 0  8400
2 25263 086.3984 025.0603 0002240 110.8505 249.2931 14.34220289860708
Epoch (UTC): 01 September 2014 10:46:56
Eccentricity: 0.0002240
inclination: 86.3984°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 25.0603°
argument of perigee: 110.8505°
revolutions per day: 14.34220289
mean anomaly at epoch: 249.2931°
orbit number at epoch: 86070

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

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