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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   17018.32748383  .00000024  00000-0  14460-5 0  9997
2 25289  86.3969 286.4011 0002115  85.8510  22.7897 14.34217443983533
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2017 07:51:34
Eccentricity: 0.0002115
inclination: 86.3969°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 286.4011°
argument of perigee: 85.8510°
revolutions per day: 14.34217443
mean anomaly at epoch: 22.7897°
orbit number at epoch: 98353

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

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