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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   15031.53486249  .00000048  00000-0  10086-4 0  6830
2 25275 086.3968 290.0371 0002109 097.2152 262.9284 14.34215750881702
Epoch (UTC): 31 January 2015 12:50:12
Eccentricity: 0.0002109
inclination: 86.3968°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 290.0371°
argument of perigee: 97.2152°
revolutions per day: 14.34215750
mean anomaly at epoch: 262.9284°
orbit number at epoch: 88170

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

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