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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   15182.45909728  .00000028  00000-0  31031-5 0  9990
2 25289 086.3975 163.3815 0002305 090.5309 021.9954 14.34215059902284
Epoch (UTC): 01 July 2015 11:01:06
Eccentricity: 0.0002305
inclination: 86.3975°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 163.3815°
argument of perigee: 90.5309°
revolutions per day: 14.34215059
mean anomaly at epoch: 21.9954°
orbit number at epoch: 90228

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

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