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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   16337.48562495  .00000150  00000-0  46443-4 0  9996
2 25471  86.3958 103.8904 0002012  93.5149 309.8249 14.34214302959845
Epoch (UTC): 02 December 2016 11:39:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002012
inclination: 86.3958°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 103.8904°
argument of perigee: 93.5149°
revolutions per day: 14.34214302
mean anomaly at epoch: 309.8249°
orbit number at epoch: 95984

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

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