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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   17173.75072365 +.00000112 +00000-0 +33105-4 0  9990
2 25289 086.3970 221.4220 0002374 089.7855 270.3613 14.34221639005824
Epoch (UTC): 22 June 2017 18:01:02
Eccentricity: 0.0002374
inclination: 86.3970°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 221.4220°
argument of perigee: 89.7855°
revolutions per day: 14.34221639
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.3613°
orbit number at epoch: 582

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

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