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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   17178.74599909 +.00000766 +00000-0 +37265-4 0  9992
2 25527 085.5293 026.0221 0011247 059.4868 300.7481 15.16557737019968
Epoch (UTC): 27 June 2017 17:54:14
Eccentricity: 0.0011247
inclination: 85.5293°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 524 km
right ascension of ascending node: 26.0221°
argument of perigee: 59.4868°
revolutions per day: 15.16557737
mean anomaly at epoch: 300.7481°
orbit number at epoch: 1996

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

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