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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   14295.46325405  .00000426  00000-0  14510-3 0  9060
2 25289 086.3939 268.6707 0002159 101.4686 052.5596 14.34221095866165
Epoch (UTC): 22 October 2014 11:07:05
Eccentricity: 0.0002159
inclination: 86.3939°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 268.6707°
argument of perigee: 101.4686°
revolutions per day: 14.34221095
mean anomaly at epoch: 52.5596°
orbit number at epoch: 86616

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

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