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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   14245.21255894  .00000237  00000-0  77573-4 0  8385
2 25289 086.3937 289.7020 0002436 108.9465 315.4602 14.34218059858964
Epoch (UTC): 02 September 2014 05:06:05
Eccentricity: 0.0002436
inclination: 86.3937°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 289.7020°
argument of perigee: 108.9465°
revolutions per day: 14.34218059
mean anomaly at epoch: 315.4602°
orbit number at epoch: 85896

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

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