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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   17018.38332134  .00000940  00000-0  46863-4 0  9998
2 25527  85.5325 120.6605 0007063 283.6653  76.3800 15.16093984995171
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2017 09:11:58
Eccentricity: 0.0007063
inclination: 85.5325°
perigee height: 513 km
apogee height: 522 km
right ascension of ascending node: 120.6605°
argument of perigee: 283.6653°
revolutions per day: 15.16093984
mean anomaly at epoch: 76.3800°
orbit number at epoch: 99517

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

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