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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   15116.27054916  .00000433  00000-0  14684-3 0  9997
2 25286 086.4038 191.5022 0002432 096.9839 323.3844 14.34438566892807
Epoch (UTC): 26 April 2015 06:29:35
Eccentricity: 0.0002432
inclination: 86.4038°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 191.5022°
argument of perigee: 96.9839°
revolutions per day: 14.34438566
mean anomaly at epoch: 323.3844°
orbit number at epoch: 89280

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

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