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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   16125.50340462  .00002803  00000-0  14768-3 0  9991
2 25527  85.5285 273.1842 0011046 141.0093 219.1944 15.15100280955960
Epoch (UTC): 04 May 2016 12:04:54
Eccentricity: 0.0011046
inclination: 85.5285°
perigee height: 513 km
apogee height: 528 km
right ascension of ascending node: 273.1842°
argument of perigee: 141.0093°
revolutions per day: 15.15100280
mean anomaly at epoch: 219.1944°
orbit number at epoch: 95596

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

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