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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   15061.19625554  .00000163  00000-0  51093-4 0  9996
2 25263 086.3975 309.1090 0002054 084.9330 275.2100 14.34214796886750
Epoch (UTC): 02 March 2015 04:42:36
Eccentricity: 0.0002054
inclination: 86.3975°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.1090°
argument of perigee: 84.9330°
revolutions per day: 14.34214796
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.2100°
orbit number at epoch: 88675

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

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