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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   15025.58114383  .00000216  00000-0  69805-4 0  1431
2 25286 086.3969 229.3654 0002244 102.8310 309.3232 14.34357436879808
Epoch (UTC): 25 January 2015 13:56:50
Eccentricity: 0.0002244
inclination: 86.3969°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 229.3654°
argument of perigee: 102.8310°
revolutions per day: 14.34357436
mean anomaly at epoch: 309.3232°
orbit number at epoch: 87980

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

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