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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   16337.56835500  .00000022  00000-0  64442-6 0  9990
2 25275  86.3962   9.5773 0002191  89.3295 270.8152 14.34216999977889
Epoch (UTC): 02 December 2016 13:38:25
Eccentricity: 0.0002191
inclination: 86.3962°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 9.5773°
argument of perigee: 89.3295°
revolutions per day: 14.34216999
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.8152°
orbit number at epoch: 97788

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

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