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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   15142.48362451  .00000279  00000-0  92506-4 0  9996
2 25289 086.3979 180.0824 0002298 090.1628 032.0950 14.34215349896558
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2015 11:36:25
Eccentricity: 0.0002298
inclination: 86.3979°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 180.0824°
argument of perigee: 90.1628°
revolutions per day: 14.34215349
mean anomaly at epoch: 32.0950°
orbit number at epoch: 89655

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

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