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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   16239.33992861  .00000176  00000-0  55844-4 0  9998
2 25471  86.3999 144.9253 0002122  81.0214  58.5090 14.34217282945779
Epoch (UTC): 26 August 2016 08:09:29
Eccentricity: 0.0002122
inclination: 86.3999°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 144.9253°
argument of perigee: 81.0214°
revolutions per day: 14.34217282
mean anomaly at epoch: 58.5090°
orbit number at epoch: 94577

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

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