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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   15032.10954466  .00000158  00000-0  49374-4 0   459
2 25289 086.3937 226.1809 0001942 105.8111 014.9404 14.34219849880738
Epoch (UTC): 01 February 2015 02:37:44
Eccentricity: 0.0001942
inclination: 86.3937°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 226.1809°
argument of perigee: 105.8111°
revolutions per day: 14.34219849
mean anomaly at epoch: 14.9404°
orbit number at epoch: 88073

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

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