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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   15063.28638649  .00000676  00000-0  23428-3 0  9993
2 25528 086.3999 339.2689 0001986 088.5832 271.5591 14.34221525859557
Epoch (UTC): 04 March 2015 06:52:23
Eccentricity: 0.0001986
inclination: 86.3999°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 339.2689°
argument of perigee: 88.5832°
revolutions per day: 14.34221525
mean anomaly at epoch: 271.5591°
orbit number at epoch: 85955

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

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