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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   18021.61909852 +.00001059 +00000-0 +51456-4 0  9992
2 25527 085.5296 263.2466 0009723 021.4739 338.6907 15.17143954051477
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2018 14:51:30
Eccentricity: 0.0009723
inclination: 85.5296°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 521 km
right ascension of ascending node: 263.2466°
argument of perigee: 21.4739°
revolutions per day: 15.17143954
mean anomaly at epoch: 338.6907°
orbit number at epoch: 5147

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

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