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Iridium 59 - 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 25275U 98019D   14356.41795756  .00000884  00000-0  30855-3 0  6374
2 25275 086.3976 306.8006 0002254 103.9903 256.1544 14.34219063875957
Epoch (UTC): 22 December 2014 10:01:51
Eccentricity: 0.0002254
inclination: 86.3976°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 306.8006°
argument of perigee: 103.9903°
revolutions per day: 14.34219063
mean anomaly at epoch: 256.1544°
orbit number at epoch: 87595

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

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