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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   15089.52226451  .00000300  00000-0  99889-4 0  9994
2 25263 086.3931 297.2630 0002072 090.0225 270.1208 14.34217760890819
Epoch (UTC): 30 March 2015 12:32:03
Eccentricity: 0.0002072
inclination: 86.3931°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 297.2630°
argument of perigee: 90.0225°
revolutions per day: 14.34217760
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.1208°
orbit number at epoch: 89081

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

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