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(42.4649°N, 93.8239°W)
Time: 12:27:45
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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   15211.47762756  .00000042  00000-0  80789-5 0  9991
2 25263 086.3943 246.2627 0002344 093.1797 266.9667 14.34218245908295
Epoch (UTC): 30 July 2015 11:27:47
Eccentricity: 0.0002344
inclination: 86.3943°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 246.2627°
argument of perigee: 93.1797°
revolutions per day: 14.34218245
mean anomaly at epoch: 266.9667°
orbit number at epoch: 90829

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

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