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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   15216.38183505  .00000201  00000-0  64262-4 0  9998
2 25286 086.4035 149.7090 0002337 090.5319 025.3323 14.34486210907156
Epoch (UTC): 04 August 2015 09:09:50
Eccentricity: 0.0002337
inclination: 86.4035°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 149.7090°
argument of perigee: 90.5319°
revolutions per day: 14.34486210
mean anomaly at epoch: 25.3323°
orbit number at epoch: 90715

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

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