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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   15240.08271093  .00000011  00000-0 -33065-5 0  9991
2 25263 086.3941 234.2990 0002253 084.2760 275.8692 14.34216480912395
Epoch (UTC): 28 August 2015 01:59:06
Eccentricity: 0.0002253
inclination: 86.3941°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 234.2990°
argument of perigee: 84.2760°
revolutions per day: 14.34216480
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.8692°
orbit number at epoch: 91239

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

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