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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   14331.52037462  .00000605  00000-0  20891-3 0  9630
2 25263 086.3955 348.6823 0002183 106.5695 253.5741 14.34215385873186
Epoch (UTC): 27 November 2014 12:29:20
Eccentricity: 0.0002183
inclination: 86.3955°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 348.6823°
argument of perigee: 106.5695°
revolutions per day: 14.34215385
mean anomaly at epoch: 253.5741°
orbit number at epoch: 87318

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

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