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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   17232.58214992 +.00000128 +00000-0 +38532-4 0  9995
2 25263 086.3955 291.9251 0002246 094.3979 265.7474 14.34218921015860
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2017 13:58:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002246
inclination: 86.3955°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 291.9251°
argument of perigee: 94.3979°
revolutions per day: 14.34218921
mean anomaly at epoch: 265.7474°
orbit number at epoch: 1586

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

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