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Iridium 66 - 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 25289U 98021E   14204.39894966  .00000202  00000-0  64953-4 0  7882
2 25289 086.3988 306.7601 0002251 111.8037 317.6197 14.34215179853113
Epoch (UTC): 23 July 2014 09:34:29
Eccentricity: 0.0002251
inclination: 86.3988°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 306.7601°
argument of perigee: 111.8037°
revolutions per day: 14.34215179
mean anomaly at epoch: 317.6197°
orbit number at epoch: 85311

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

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