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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   16037.43401392  .00000221  00000-0  71924-4 0  9999
2 25263  86.3999 166.4896 0002072  97.7211 262.4221 14.34217616935665
Epoch (UTC): 06 February 2016 10:24:58
Eccentricity: 0.0002072
inclination: 86.3999°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 166.4896°
argument of perigee: 97.7211°
revolutions per day: 14.34217616
mean anomaly at epoch: 262.4221°
orbit number at epoch: 93566

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

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