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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   14240.47245875  .00000149  00000-0  46018-4 0  8353
2 25263 086.3979 026.7227 0002183 110.3220 249.8211 14.34219948860131
Epoch (UTC): 28 August 2014 11:20:20
Eccentricity: 0.0002183
inclination: 86.3979°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 26.7227°
argument of perigee: 110.3220°
revolutions per day: 14.34219948
mean anomaly at epoch: 249.8211°
orbit number at epoch: 86013

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

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