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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   15029.55244971  .00000299  00000-0  99317-4 0  1475
2 25286 086.3966 227.7059 0002210 101.8665 283.9181 14.34359769880376
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2015 13:15:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002210
inclination: 86.3966°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 227.7059°
argument of perigee: 101.8665°
revolutions per day: 14.34359769
mean anomaly at epoch: 283.9181°
orbit number at epoch: 88037

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

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