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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   17207.57997358 +.00000072 +00000-0 +18599-4 0  9998
2 25286 086.3989 207.8481 0002137 085.8736 053.6216 14.34671724010416
Epoch (UTC): 26 July 2017 13:55:09
Eccentricity: 0.0002137
inclination: 86.3989°
perigee height: 774 km
apogee height: 777 km
right ascension of ascending node: 207.8481°
argument of perigee: 85.8736°
revolutions per day: 14.34671724
mean anomaly at epoch: 53.6216°
orbit number at epoch: 1041

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

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