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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   17081.88235171 +.00000182 +00000-0 +57828-4 0  9991
2 25263 086.4009 354.9311 0002163 082.9936 277.1506 14.34223241994277
Epoch (UTC): 22 March 2017 21:10:35
Eccentricity: 0.0002163
inclination: 86.4009°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 354.9311°
argument of perigee: 82.9936°
revolutions per day: 14.34223241
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.1506°
orbit number at epoch: 99427

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

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