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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   15110.52328203  .00000678  00000-0  23505-3 0  9998
2 25289 086.4015 193.4262 0002441 097.1765 352.2459 14.34221033891972
Epoch (UTC): 20 April 2015 12:33:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002441
inclination: 86.4015°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 193.4262°
argument of perigee: 97.1765°
revolutions per day: 14.34221033
mean anomaly at epoch: 352.2459°
orbit number at epoch: 89197

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

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