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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   17232.89047882 +.00000127 +00000-0 +34948-4 0  9995
2 25471 086.4257 354.5935 0002251 104.9836 010.4582 14.38609771997098
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2017 21:22:17
Eccentricity: 0.0002251
inclination: 86.4257°
perigee height: 761 km
apogee height: 765 km
right ascension of ascending node: 354.5935°
argument of perigee: 104.9836°
revolutions per day: 14.38609771
mean anomaly at epoch: 10.4582°
orbit number at epoch: 99709

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

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