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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   14304.45601926  .00000472  00000-0  16163-3 0  9174
2 25289 086.3949 264.9081 0002108 101.3602 014.6856 14.34223189867458
Epoch (UTC): 31 October 2014 10:56:40
Eccentricity: 0.0002108
inclination: 86.3949°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 264.9081°
argument of perigee: 101.3602°
revolutions per day: 14.34223189
mean anomaly at epoch: 14.6856°
orbit number at epoch: 86745

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

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