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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   17176.97667134 +.00000082 +00000-0 +22220-4 0  9991
2 25263 086.3961 315.1663 0002258 093.3070 266.8384 14.34214809007894
Epoch (UTC): 25 June 2017 23:26:24
Eccentricity: 0.0002258
inclination: 86.3961°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 315.1663°
argument of perigee: 93.3070°
revolutions per day: 14.34214809
mean anomaly at epoch: 266.8384°
orbit number at epoch: 789

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

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