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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   17053.12090578 -.00000030  00000-0 -17806-4 0  9995
2 25289  86.3928 271.8524 0002041  81.6320 278.5107 14.34217750988515
Epoch (UTC): 22 February 2017 02:54:06
Eccentricity: 0.0002041
inclination: 86.3928°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 271.8524°
argument of perigee: 81.6320°
revolutions per day: 14.34217750
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.5107°
orbit number at epoch: 98851

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

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