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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   17351.83354732 +.00000199 +00000-0 +58412-4 0  9999
2 25263 086.4253 242.0578 0001842 088.0728 272.0682 14.38607586032969
Epoch (UTC): 17 December 2017 20:00:18
Eccentricity: 0.0001842
inclination: 86.4253°
perigee height: 762 km
apogee height: 764 km
right ascension of ascending node: 242.0578°
argument of perigee: 88.0728°
revolutions per day: 14.38607586
mean anomaly at epoch: 272.0682°
orbit number at epoch: 3296

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

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