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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   14304.47684343  .00000511  00000-0  17548-3 0  9538
2 25778 086.3950 265.0862 0002158 094.8789 030.4308 14.34217088810557
Epoch (UTC): 31 October 2014 11:26:39
Eccentricity: 0.0002158
inclination: 86.3950°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 265.0862°
argument of perigee: 94.8789°
revolutions per day: 14.34217088
mean anomaly at epoch: 30.4308°
orbit number at epoch: 81055

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

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