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Iridium 77 - 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 25471U 98051E   15144.47332588  .00000036  00000-0  59496-5 0  9994
2 25471 086.3942 337.1368 0002173 087.0057 297.2445 14.34217550879867
Epoch (UTC): 24 May 2015 11:21:35
Eccentricity: 0.0002173
inclination: 86.3942°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 337.1368°
argument of perigee: 87.0057°
revolutions per day: 14.34217550
mean anomaly at epoch: 297.2445°
orbit number at epoch: 87986

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

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