User: anonymous   Login
Location: General Nathan Twining Observatory
(34.5931°N, 106.8201°W)
Time: 23:28:26
(UTC-06:00)
Language:

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   16152.38299477  .00002161  00000-0  11292-3 0  9992
2 25527  85.5318 257.3534 0011554  61.1475 299.0922 15.15241491960036
Epoch (UTC): 31 May 2016 09:11:30
Eccentricity: 0.0011554
inclination: 85.5318°
perigee height: 512 km
apogee height: 528 km
right ascension of ascending node: 257.3534°
argument of perigee: 61.1475°
revolutions per day: 15.15241491
mean anomaly at epoch: 299.0922°
orbit number at epoch: 96003

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

DLR