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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   16183.55286986  .00001276  00000-0  65729-4 0  9997
2 25527  85.5310 238.9996 0007401 307.5402  52.5164 15.15345161964750
Epoch (UTC): 01 July 2016 13:16:07
Eccentricity: 0.0007401
inclination: 85.5310°
perigee height: 515 km
apogee height: 525 km
right ascension of ascending node: 238.9996°
argument of perigee: 307.5402°
revolutions per day: 15.15345161
mean anomaly at epoch: 52.5164°
orbit number at epoch: 96475

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

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