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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   15147.51622030  .00000073  00000-0  19149-4 0  9991
2 25289 086.3974 177.9804 0002285 089.8736 080.1411 14.34215867897278
Epoch (UTC): 27 May 2015 12:23:21
Eccentricity: 0.0002285
inclination: 86.3974°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 177.9804°
argument of perigee: 89.8736°
revolutions per day: 14.34215867
mean anomaly at epoch: 80.1411°
orbit number at epoch: 89727

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

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