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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   15181.26787831  .00000168  00000-0  52768-4 0  9999
2 25263 086.3970 258.8905 0002286 094.6283 265.5173 14.34214705903967
Epoch (UTC): 30 June 2015 06:25:44
Eccentricity: 0.0002286
inclination: 86.3970°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 258.8905°
argument of perigee: 94.6283°
revolutions per day: 14.34214705
mean anomaly at epoch: 265.5173°
orbit number at epoch: 90396

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

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