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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   17324.95716352 +.00000128 +00000-0 +38359-4 0  9991
2 25286 086.3986 158.8393 0001922 087.8432 024.8131 14.34695156027246
Epoch (UTC): 20 November 2017 22:58:18
Eccentricity: 0.0001922
inclination: 86.3986°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 777 km
right ascension of ascending node: 158.8393°
argument of perigee: 87.8432°
revolutions per day: 14.34695156
mean anomaly at epoch: 24.8131°
orbit number at epoch: 2724

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

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