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Iridium 2 - 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 25527U 98066A   15107.48766193  .00008251  00000-0  47933-3 0  9993
2 25527 085.5311 138.2290 0013185 108.0363 024.7557 15.11885485898034
Epoch (UTC): 17 April 2015 11:42:13
Eccentricity: 0.0013185
inclination: 85.5311°
perigee height: 521 km
apogee height: 539 km
right ascension of ascending node: 138.2290°
argument of perigee: 108.0363°
revolutions per day: 15.11885485
mean anomaly at epoch: 24.7557°
orbit number at epoch: 89803

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

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