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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   14263.50915478  .00000127  00000-0  38255-4 0  8683
2 25289 086.3915 282.0468 0002381 105.2492 048.1619 14.34217463861589
Epoch (UTC): 20 September 2014 12:13:10
Eccentricity: 0.0002381
inclination: 86.3915°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 282.0468°
argument of perigee: 105.2492°
revolutions per day: 14.34217463
mean anomaly at epoch: 48.1619°
orbit number at epoch: 86158

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

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