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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   17021.28004623  .00000099  00000-0  28206-4 0  9999
2 25286  86.4000 285.7162 0001911  91.4388  22.8644 14.34637065983981
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2017 06:43:15
Eccentricity: 0.0001911
inclination: 86.4000°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 777 km
right ascension of ascending node: 285.7162°
argument of perigee: 91.4388°
revolutions per day: 14.34637065
mean anomaly at epoch: 22.8644°
orbit number at epoch: 98398

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

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