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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   18018.40506646  .00000141  00000-0  43303-4 0  9998
2 25289  86.3987 133.8459 0002144  94.7819 265.3622 14.34214981 35855
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2018 09:43:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002144
inclination: 86.3987°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 133.8459°
argument of perigee: 94.7819°
revolutions per day: 14.34214981
mean anomaly at epoch: 265.3622°
orbit number at epoch: 3585

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

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