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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   16126.25178004  .00000243  00000-0  79561-4 0  9996
2 25778  86.3999  34.5054 0002236  81.2663 278.8786 14.34217863889645
Epoch (UTC): 05 May 2016 06:02:33
Eccentricity: 0.0002236
inclination: 86.3999°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 34.5054°
argument of perigee: 81.2663°
revolutions per day: 14.34217863
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.8786°
orbit number at epoch: 88964

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

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