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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   15028.40504726  .00000347  00000-0  11680-3 0   363
2 25263 086.4002 322.8068 0002139 098.3663 261.7775 14.34220731882054
Epoch (UTC): 28 January 2015 09:43:16
Eccentricity: 0.0002139
inclination: 86.4002°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 322.8068°
argument of perigee: 98.3663°
revolutions per day: 14.34220731
mean anomaly at epoch: 261.7775°
orbit number at epoch: 88205

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

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