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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   16126.27756488  .00000175  00000-0  54960-4 0  9997
2 25286  86.4026  34.8189 0002181  79.5266  32.3040 14.34587074946566
Epoch (UTC): 05 May 2016 06:39:41
Eccentricity: 0.0002181
inclination: 86.4026°
perigee height: 775 km
apogee height: 778 km
right ascension of ascending node: 34.8189°
argument of perigee: 79.5266°
revolutions per day: 14.34587074
mean anomaly at epoch: 32.3040°
orbit number at epoch: 94656

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

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