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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   15148.32736544  .00000282  00000-0  93647-4 0  9996
2 25275 086.3985 241.1930 0002337 091.9971 268.1492 14.34217739898449
Epoch (UTC): 28 May 2015 07:51:24
Eccentricity: 0.0002337
inclination: 86.3985°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 241.1930°
argument of perigee: 91.9971°
revolutions per day: 14.34217739
mean anomaly at epoch: 268.1492°
orbit number at epoch: 89844

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

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