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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   14266.07287507  .00000121  00000-0  36282-4 0   863
2 25471 086.3925 078.9009 0002227 103.4626 034.1457 14.34218281844972
Epoch (UTC): 23 September 2014 01:44:56
Eccentricity: 0.0002227
inclination: 86.3925°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 78.9009°
argument of perigee: 103.4626°
revolutions per day: 14.34218281
mean anomaly at epoch: 34.1457°
orbit number at epoch: 84497

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

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