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Iridium 86 - 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 25528U 98066B   15107.51963176  .00000286  00000-0  95142-4 0  9994
2 25528 086.3938 320.7793 0002332 086.4151 273.7312 14.34220503865892
Epoch (UTC): 17 April 2015 12:28:16
Eccentricity: 0.0002332
inclination: 86.3938°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 320.7793°
argument of perigee: 86.4151°
revolutions per day: 14.34220503
mean anomaly at epoch: 273.7312°
orbit number at epoch: 86589

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

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