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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   17264.95799769  .16085492 -17218-5  16592-3 0  9999
2 25471  86.3803 338.5236 0054687 256.8796 102.6408 16.44499963  2314
Epoch (UTC): 21 September 2017 22:59:31
Eccentricity: 0.0054687
inclination: 86.3803°
perigee height: 118 km
apogee height: 189 km
right ascension of ascending node: 338.5236°
argument of perigee: 256.8796°
revolutions per day: 16.44499963
mean anomaly at epoch: 102.6408°
orbit number at epoch: 231

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

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