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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   17054.55200790  .00001514  00000-0  76417-4 0  9995
2 25527  85.5283  99.3266 0010903 137.6351 222.5732 15.16191965   656
Epoch (UTC): 23 February 2017 13:14:53
Eccentricity: 0.0010903
inclination: 85.5283°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 525 km
right ascension of ascending node: 99.3266°
argument of perigee: 137.6351°
revolutions per day: 15.16191965
mean anomaly at epoch: 222.5732°
orbit number at epoch: 65

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

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