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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   14295.24074867  .00000775  00000-0  26959-3 0  9121
2 25263 086.3993 003.8472 0002288 109.2175 250.9269 14.34218129867983
Epoch (UTC): 22 October 2014 05:46:40
Eccentricity: 0.0002288
inclination: 86.3993°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.8472°
argument of perigee: 109.2175°
revolutions per day: 14.34218129
mean anomaly at epoch: 250.9269°
orbit number at epoch: 86798

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

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