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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   17080.95092865 +.00001473 +00000-0 +74091-4 0  9990
2 25527 085.5268 083.7399 0011418 059.3231 300.9132 15.16269441005141
Epoch (UTC): 21 March 2017 22:49:20
Eccentricity: 0.0011418
inclination: 85.5268°
perigee height: 509 km
apogee height: 525 km
right ascension of ascending node: 83.7399°
argument of perigee: 59.3231°
revolutions per day: 15.16269441
mean anomaly at epoch: 300.9132°
orbit number at epoch: 514

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

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