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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   16040.57599744  .00000064  00000-0  15940-4 0  9996
2 25778  86.3928  70.3301 0002098  91.8478 268.2958 14.34219257877366
Epoch (UTC): 09 February 2016 13:49:26
Eccentricity: 0.0002098
inclination: 86.3928°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 70.3301°
argument of perigee: 91.8478°
revolutions per day: 14.34219257
mean anomaly at epoch: 268.2958°
orbit number at epoch: 87736

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

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