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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   17142.85981191 -.00000020 +00000-0 -14141-4 0  9990
2 25263 086.3936 329.4396 0002087 087.1417 273.0017 14.34217650003002
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2017 20:38:07
Eccentricity: 0.0002087
inclination: 86.3936°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 329.4396°
argument of perigee: 87.1417°
revolutions per day: 14.34217650
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.0017°
orbit number at epoch: 300

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

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