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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   16273.45125687  .00000174  00000-0  55236-4 0  9992
2 25275  86.3985  36.3656 0002060  99.0938 261.0491 14.34217503968698
Epoch (UTC): 29 September 2016 10:49:48
Eccentricity: 0.0002060
inclination: 86.3985°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 36.3656°
argument of perigee: 99.0938°
revolutions per day: 14.34217503
mean anomaly at epoch: 261.0491°
orbit number at epoch: 96869

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

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