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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   14351.31239786  .00000383  00000-0  12974-3 0  2066
2 25471 086.3954 043.2630 0002350 112.3179 294.2190 14.34226295857193
Epoch (UTC): 17 December 2014 07:29:51
Eccentricity: 0.0002350
inclination: 86.3954°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 43.2630°
argument of perigee: 112.3179°
revolutions per day: 14.34226295
mean anomaly at epoch: 294.2190°
orbit number at epoch: 85719

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

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