User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(42.0334°N, 93.6656°W)
Time: 23:01:26
(UTC-05:00)
Language:

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   17290.62582205 +.00000133 +00000-0 +40023-4 0  9992
2 25286 086.4032 173.1795 0002176 082.7503 304.4511 14.34687696022323
Epoch (UTC): 17 October 2017 15:01:11
Eccentricity: 0.0002176
inclination: 86.4032°
perigee height: 774 km
apogee height: 777 km
right ascension of ascending node: 173.1795°
argument of perigee: 82.7503°
revolutions per day: 14.34687696
mean anomaly at epoch: 304.4511°
orbit number at epoch: 2232

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

DLR