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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   15089.37779389  .00000823  00000-0  28693-3 0  9996
2 25289 086.4009 202.2507 0002258 101.6181 318.7332 14.34219062888944
Epoch (UTC): 30 March 2015 09:04:01
Eccentricity: 0.0002258
inclination: 86.4009°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 202.2507°
argument of perigee: 101.6181°
revolutions per day: 14.34219062
mean anomaly at epoch: 318.7332°
orbit number at epoch: 88894

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

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