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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   14332.29257399  .00000573  00000-0  19753-3 0  9606
2 25289 086.3979 253.2705 0002104 100.7404 009.6619 14.34212534871441
Epoch (UTC): 28 November 2014 07:01:18
Eccentricity: 0.0002104
inclination: 86.3979°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 253.2705°
argument of perigee: 100.7404°
revolutions per day: 14.34212534
mean anomaly at epoch: 9.6619°
orbit number at epoch: 87144

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

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