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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   17289.51321049 -.00000012 +00000-0 -11272-4 0  9998
2 25263 086.3926 268.1029 0002187 083.5833 276.5612 14.34215611024025
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2017 12:19:01
Eccentricity: 0.0002187
inclination: 86.3926°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 268.1029°
argument of perigee: 83.5833°
revolutions per day: 14.34215611
mean anomaly at epoch: 276.5612°
orbit number at epoch: 2402

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

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