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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   15215.46412301  .00000289  00000-0  96043-4 0  9996
2 25289 086.4005 149.5995 0002401 084.3013 051.5697 14.34218150907018
Epoch (UTC): 03 August 2015 11:08:20
Eccentricity: 0.0002401
inclination: 86.4005°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 149.5995°
argument of perigee: 84.3013°
revolutions per day: 14.34218150
mean anomaly at epoch: 51.5697°
orbit number at epoch: 90701

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

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