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Iridium 21 - 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 25778U 99032B   16338.48756433  .00000062  00000-0  15247-4 0  9994
2 25778  86.3942 305.7725 0002249  84.5921 275.5531 14.34215237920065
Epoch (UTC): 03 December 2016 11:42:05
Eccentricity: 0.0002249
inclination: 86.3942°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 305.7725°
argument of perigee: 84.5921°
revolutions per day: 14.34215237
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.5531°
orbit number at epoch: 92006

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

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