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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   15245.53504625  .00002239  00000-0  12416-3 0  9990
2 25527  85.5294  57.2437 0009286 341.1259  77.6012 15.13183397918905
Epoch (UTC): 02 September 2015 12:50:27
Eccentricity: 0.0009286
inclination: 85.5294°
perigee height: 520 km
apogee height: 533 km
right ascension of ascending node: 57.2437°
argument of perigee: 341.1259°
revolutions per day: 15.13183397
mean anomaly at epoch: 77.6012°
orbit number at epoch: 91890

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

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