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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   17295.56656638 +.00000177 +00000-0 +56169-4 0  9991
2 25289 086.3993 170.5488 0002002 080.1333 280.0089 14.34219778023289
Epoch (UTC): 22 October 2017 13:35:51
Eccentricity: 0.0002002
inclination: 86.3993°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 170.5488°
argument of perigee: 80.1333°
revolutions per day: 14.34219778
mean anomaly at epoch: 280.0089°
orbit number at epoch: 2328

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

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