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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   16212.20414377  .00000137  00000-0  41735-4 0  9999
2 25263  86.3958  93.4687 0002234  84.0400 276.1050 14.34223538960712
Epoch (UTC): 30 July 2016 04:53:58
Eccentricity: 0.0002234
inclination: 86.3958°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 93.4687°
argument of perigee: 84.0400°
revolutions per day: 14.34223538
mean anomaly at epoch: 276.1050°
orbit number at epoch: 96071

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

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