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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   16144.45892145  .00000009  00000-0 -39658-5 0  9994
2 25263  86.3950 121.7801 0002197  83.0508 277.0938 14.34214433951004
Epoch (UTC): 23 May 2016 11:00:50
Eccentricity: 0.0002197
inclination: 86.3950°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 121.7801°
argument of perigee: 83.0508°
revolutions per day: 14.34214433
mean anomaly at epoch: 277.0938°
orbit number at epoch: 95100

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

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