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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   17233.20032694 -.00000035  00000-0 -19689-4 0  9997
2 25275  86.3929 260.1721 0002075  90.2702 269.8731 14.34220350 15380
Epoch (UTC): 21 August 2017 04:48:28
Eccentricity: 0.0002075
inclination: 86.3929°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 260.1721°
argument of perigee: 90.2702°
revolutions per day: 14.34220350
mean anomaly at epoch: 269.8731°
orbit number at epoch: 1538

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

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