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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   16342.46192927  .00000177  00000-0  56226-4 0  9990
2 25263  86.3978  39.0006 0002178  94.2314 265.9131 14.34221132979386
Epoch (UTC): 07 December 2016 11:05:10
Eccentricity: 0.0002178
inclination: 86.3978°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 39.0006°
argument of perigee: 94.2314°
revolutions per day: 14.34221132
mean anomaly at epoch: 265.9131°
orbit number at epoch: 97938

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

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