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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   16342.57261522  .00000142  00000-0  43293-4 0  9991
2 25286  86.3976 304.4023 0002207  81.6662  39.0015 14.34629413977570
Epoch (UTC): 07 December 2016 13:44:33
Eccentricity: 0.0002207
inclination: 86.3976°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 304.4023°
argument of perigee: 81.6662°
revolutions per day: 14.34629413
mean anomaly at epoch: 39.0015°
orbit number at epoch: 97757

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

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