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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   14240.46268876  .00000303  00000-0  10122-3 0  4761
2 25275 086.4007 355.2747 0002301 115.0614 245.0821 14.34221322859339
Epoch (UTC): 28 August 2014 11:06:16
Eccentricity: 0.0002301
inclination: 86.4007°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 355.2747°
argument of perigee: 115.0614°
revolutions per day: 14.34221322
mean anomaly at epoch: 245.0821°
orbit number at epoch: 85933

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

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