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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   15245.26049074  .00000163  00000-0  51021-4 0  9995
2 25286  86.4023 137.6571 0002357  81.9987  33.7977 14.34495368911292
Epoch (UTC): 02 September 2015 06:15:06
Eccentricity: 0.0002357
inclination: 86.4023°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 137.6571°
argument of perigee: 81.9987°
revolutions per day: 14.34495368
mean anomaly at epoch: 33.7977°
orbit number at epoch: 91129

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

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