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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   16150.18545690  .00000145  00000-0  44556-4 0  9995
2 25289  86.3975  24.3046 0002150  88.0623  26.1176 14.34216173949973
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2016 04:27:03
Eccentricity: 0.0002150
inclination: 86.3975°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 24.3046°
argument of perigee: 88.0623°
revolutions per day: 14.34216173
mean anomaly at epoch: 26.1176°
orbit number at epoch: 94997

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

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