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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   16208.50199652  .00000027  00000-0  26263-5 0  9993
2 25289  86.3968 359.9131 0002201  88.1547 334.2391 14.34212898958332
Epoch (UTC): 26 July 2016 12:02:52
Eccentricity: 0.0002201
inclination: 86.3968°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 359.9131°
argument of perigee: 88.1547°
revolutions per day: 14.34212898
mean anomaly at epoch: 334.2391°
orbit number at epoch: 95833

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

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