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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   17296.42991328  .00000124  00000-0  36713-4 0  9997
2 25286  86.4024 170.7565 0002134  82.1648  23.5018 14.34688846 23432
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2017 10:19:04
Eccentricity: 0.0002134
inclination: 86.4024°
perigee height: 774 km
apogee height: 777 km
right ascension of ascending node: 170.7565°
argument of perigee: 82.1648°
revolutions per day: 14.34688846
mean anomaly at epoch: 23.5018°
orbit number at epoch: 2343

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

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