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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   16242.45360717  .00002096  00000-0  10854-3 0  9996
2 25527  85.5323 204.2978 0012133  83.5852 276.6768 15.15529875973674
Epoch (UTC): 29 August 2016 10:53:11
Eccentricity: 0.0012133
inclination: 85.5323°
perigee height: 511 km
apogee height: 528 km
right ascension of ascending node: 204.2978°
argument of perigee: 83.5852°
revolutions per day: 15.15529875
mean anomaly at epoch: 276.6768°
orbit number at epoch: 97367

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

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