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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   17054.53391647 -.00000038  00000-0 -20649-4 0  9995
2 25471  86.3916  69.1590 0002230  86.6822  79.8884 14.34215903971747
Epoch (UTC): 23 February 2017 12:48:50
Eccentricity: 0.0002230
inclination: 86.3916°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 69.1590°
argument of perigee: 86.6822°
revolutions per day: 14.34215903
mean anomaly at epoch: 79.8884°
orbit number at epoch: 97174

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

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