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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   16178.29666746  .00000192  00000-0  61671-4 0  9990
2 25263  86.3979 107.6391 0002271  84.7207 275.4248 14.34219161955855
Epoch (UTC): 26 June 2016 07:07:12
Eccentricity: 0.0002271
inclination: 86.3979°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 107.6391°
argument of perigee: 84.7207°
revolutions per day: 14.34219161
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.4248°
orbit number at epoch: 95585

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

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