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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   15182.47992031  .00000149  00000-0  45957-4 0  9993
2 25286 086.4004 163.8601 0002053 088.3951 024.2456 14.34473959902290
Epoch (UTC): 01 July 2015 11:31:05
Eccentricity: 0.0002053
inclination: 86.4004°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 163.8601°
argument of perigee: 88.3951°
revolutions per day: 14.34473959
mean anomaly at epoch: 24.2456°
orbit number at epoch: 90229

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

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