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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   14263.42629846  .00000422  00000-0  14346-3 0  8731
2 25263 086.4011 017.1317 0002254 111.7489 248.3946 14.34217409863428
Epoch (UTC): 20 September 2014 10:13:52
Eccentricity: 0.0002254
inclination: 86.4011°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 17.1317°
argument of perigee: 111.7489°
revolutions per day: 14.34217409
mean anomaly at epoch: 248.3946°
orbit number at epoch: 86342

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

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