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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   17149.96537514 +.00000152 +00000-0 +46748-4 0  9996
2 25286 086.4022 231.9163 0002425 098.1906 021.4689 14.34661039002153
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2017 23:10:08
Eccentricity: 0.0002425
inclination: 86.4022°
perigee height: 774 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 231.9163°
argument of perigee: 98.1906°
revolutions per day: 14.34661039
mean anomaly at epoch: 21.4689°
orbit number at epoch: 215

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

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