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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   14205.09981543 -.00000022  00000-0 -14773-4 0  7940
2 25263 086.3940 041.5194 0002081 112.2691 247.8725 14.34216200855069
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2014 02:23:44
Eccentricity: 0.0002081
inclination: 86.3940°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 41.5194°
argument of perigee: 112.2691°
revolutions per day: 14.34216200
mean anomaly at epoch: 247.8725°
orbit number at epoch: 85506

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

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