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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   15090.28092396  .00000683  00000-0  23686-3 0  9991
2 25471 086.4005 359.7915 0002179 086.9258 028.8424 14.34219444872090
Epoch (UTC): 31 March 2015 06:44:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002179
inclination: 86.4005°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 359.7915°
argument of perigee: 86.9258°
revolutions per day: 14.34219444
mean anomaly at epoch: 28.8424°
orbit number at epoch: 87209

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

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