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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   17229.48549524  .00001220  00000-0  60450-4 0  9996
2 25527  85.5325 356.0610 0007712 212.8366 147.2395 15.16654388 27161
Epoch (UTC): 17 August 2017 11:39:06
Eccentricity: 0.0007712
inclination: 85.5325°
perigee height: 510 km
apogee height: 521 km
right ascension of ascending node: 356.0610°
argument of perigee: 212.8366°
revolutions per day: 15.16654388
mean anomaly at epoch: 147.2395°
orbit number at epoch: 2716

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

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