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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   15061.32602461  .00000199  00000-0  64023-4 0  9993
2 25275 086.3932 277.5799 0001877 085.2249 274.9161 14.34217179885979
Epoch (UTC): 02 March 2015 07:49:28
Eccentricity: 0.0001877
inclination: 86.3932°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 277.5799°
argument of perigee: 85.2249°
revolutions per day: 14.34217179
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.9161°
orbit number at epoch: 88597

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

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