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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   15026.51983958  .00000111  00000-0  32717-4 0  2499
2 25471 086.3945 026.4393 0002224 102.7901 050.8733 14.34217587862951
Epoch (UTC): 26 January 2015 12:28:34
Eccentricity: 0.0002224
inclination: 86.3945°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 26.4393°
argument of perigee: 102.7901°
revolutions per day: 14.34217587
mean anomaly at epoch: 50.8733°
orbit number at epoch: 86295

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

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