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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   17116.89616061 +.00000001 +00000-0 -68538-5 0  9998
2 25275 086.3922 308.8147 0001905 087.1209 273.0205 14.34217144998787
Epoch (UTC): 26 April 2017 21:30:28
Eccentricity: 0.0001905
inclination: 86.3922°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 308.8147°
argument of perigee: 87.1209°
revolutions per day: 14.34217144
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.0205°
orbit number at epoch: 99878

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

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