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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   15061.87651462  .00000674  00000-0  23277-3 0  9996
2 25286 086.3999 214.1990 0001830 088.5492 064.8752 14.34387915885001
Epoch (UTC): 02 March 2015 21:02:10
Eccentricity: 0.0001830
inclination: 86.3999°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 214.1990°
argument of perigee: 88.5492°
revolutions per day: 14.34387915
mean anomaly at epoch: 64.8752°
orbit number at epoch: 88500

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

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