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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   15243.42183364  .00000170  00000-0  53794-4 0  9994
2 25275 086.3989 201.4563 0002401 083.5060 276.6409 14.34220690912070
Epoch (UTC): 31 August 2015 10:07:26
Eccentricity: 0.0002401
inclination: 86.3989°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 201.4563°
argument of perigee: 83.5060°
revolutions per day: 14.34220690
mean anomaly at epoch: 276.6409°
orbit number at epoch: 91207

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

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