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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   15148.50877929  .00000165  00000-0  51584-4 0  9998
2 25286 086.4003 178.0473 0002393 085.3378 028.5195 14.34457699897429
Epoch (UTC): 28 May 2015 12:12:38
Eccentricity: 0.0002393
inclination: 86.4003°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 178.0473°
argument of perigee: 85.3378°
revolutions per day: 14.34457699
mean anomaly at epoch: 28.5195°
orbit number at epoch: 89742

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

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