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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   14235.30148818  .00000239  00000-0  78163-4 0  8266
2 25289 086.3951 293.8472 0002734 114.2665 289.8055 14.34217033857540
Epoch (UTC): 23 August 2014 07:14:08
Eccentricity: 0.0002734
inclination: 86.3951°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 293.8472°
argument of perigee: 114.2665°
revolutions per day: 14.34217033
mean anomaly at epoch: 289.8055°
orbit number at epoch: 85754

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

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