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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   16236.47385688 -.00000040  00000-0 -21449-4 0  9995
2 25275  86.3929  51.8295 0002009  81.9155 278.2268 14.34214515963395
Epoch (UTC): 23 August 2016 11:22:21
Eccentricity: 0.0002009
inclination: 86.3929°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 51.8295°
argument of perigee: 81.9155°
revolutions per day: 14.34214515
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.2268°
orbit number at epoch: 96339

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

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