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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   16244.50697678 -.00000054  00000-0 -26241-4 0  9999
2 25263  86.3922  79.9542 0002020  82.9558 277.1867 14.34215268965348
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2016 12:10:02
Eccentricity: 0.0002020
inclination: 86.3922°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 79.9542°
argument of perigee: 82.9558°
revolutions per day: 14.34215268
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.1867°
orbit number at epoch: 96534

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

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