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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   15241.34780199  .00000297  00000-0  99089-4 0  9997
2 25289 086.3995 138.7938 0002200 080.0573 053.5136 14.34220272910723
Epoch (UTC): 29 August 2015 08:20:50
Eccentricity: 0.0002200
inclination: 86.3995°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 138.7938°
argument of perigee: 80.0573°
revolutions per day: 14.34220272
mean anomaly at epoch: 53.5136°
orbit number at epoch: 91072

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

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