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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   16237.45423271  .00000027  00000-0  26280-5 0  9995
2 25289  86.3998 347.8143 0002084  96.4481 317.0254 14.34219959962485
Epoch (UTC): 24 August 2016 10:54:05
Eccentricity: 0.0002084
inclination: 86.3998°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 347.8143°
argument of perigee: 96.4481°
revolutions per day: 14.34219959
mean anomaly at epoch: 317.0254°
orbit number at epoch: 96248

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

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