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Iridium 63 - 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 25286U 98021B   17086.91243639 +.00000124 +00000-0 +37052-4 0  9990
2 25286 086.3955 258.2651 0002151 084.9497 027.5066 14.34648563993113
Epoch (UTC): 27 March 2017 21:53:54
Eccentricity: 0.0002151
inclination: 86.3955°
perigee height: 774 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 258.2651°
argument of perigee: 84.9497°
revolutions per day: 14.34648563
mean anomaly at epoch: 27.5066°
orbit number at epoch: 99311

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

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