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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   16044.55508178  .00000050  00000-0  10889-4 0  9995
2 25289  86.3923  68.4660 0002232  95.1712  14.9380 14.34219298934838
Epoch (UTC): 13 February 2016 13:19:19
Eccentricity: 0.0002232
inclination: 86.3923°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.4660°
argument of perigee: 95.1712°
revolutions per day: 14.34219298
mean anomaly at epoch: 14.9380°
orbit number at epoch: 93483

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

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