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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   14297.26403411  .00000686  00000-0  23800-3 0  9141
2 25263 086.3990 003.0020 0002286 109.1182 251.0262 14.34221056868277
Epoch (UTC): 24 October 2014 06:20:12
Eccentricity: 0.0002286
inclination: 86.3990°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.0020°
argument of perigee: 109.1182°
revolutions per day: 14.34221056
mean anomaly at epoch: 251.0262°
orbit number at epoch: 86827

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

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