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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   17023.48597929 -.00000062  00000-0 -29209-4 0  9996
2 25263  86.3948  19.3320 0002054  86.3486 273.7945 14.34210073986120
Epoch (UTC): 23 January 2017 11:39:48
Eccentricity: 0.0002054
inclination: 86.3948°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 19.3320°
argument of perigee: 86.3486°
revolutions per day: 14.34210073
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.7945°
orbit number at epoch: 98612

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

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